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Wood Way and Chartist Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Three Rivers, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.636 / 51°38'9"N

Longitude: -0.5168 / 0°31'0"W

OS Eastings: 502742

OS Northings: 194057

OS Grid: TQ027940

Mapcode National: GBR 03.DF2

Mapcode Global: VHFSR.044Q

Entry Name: Wood Way and Chartist Cottage

Listing Date: 27 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158851

Location: Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

Town: Three Rivers

Electoral Ward/Division: Chorleywood South & Maple Cros

Built-Up Area: Chorleywood

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Mill End and Heronsgate with West Hyde

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 09 SW RICKMANSWORTH NOTTINGHAM ROAD
(Southwest side)
Heronsgate

8/207 Wood Way and
27.7.72 Chartist Cottage

GV II


Pair of semi-detached houses. 1846-7 for Chartist Co-operative Land
Company. Stuccoed and roughcast brick. Welsh slate roofs. 2 storeys,
1:2:1, 3 gables to front, an arrangement not found in other Chartist
settlements. A rebated strip separates slightly projecting centre bays.
Ground floor bay window additions. First floor 2 light casements. 2
storey projection added to left wing. Leaded light casements to right
wing. Central and right gables with rectangular panels with sides
extended downwards, a sign used throughout O'Connorville. Bargeboards.
Plinth. Entrances on returns, 2 bays with casements, right end stack.
Axial ridge stack to centre, stack on left ridge. Interior not
inspected. Amongst the best surviving examples of the houses of
O'Connorville founded by Feargus O'Connor, Chartist leader, as the first
settlement under his Land Plan, an important aftermath of Chartism and
precursor of Garden Cities. A school and 35 cottages were built, each
with 2 to 4 acres of land. (Hertfordshire Past and Present, no.7, p,19,
1967: Pevsner 1977)


Listing NGR: TQ0274294057

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