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Latitude: 51.8328 / 51°49'57"N
Longitude: -0.0368 / 0°2'12"W
OS Eastings: 535372
OS Northings: 216726
OS Grid: TL353167
Mapcode National: GBR KBD.3HN
Mapcode Global: VHGPH.96XB
Entry Name: Garden Wall at Thundridge House
Listing Date: 30 September 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077955
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356031
Location: Thundridge, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Thundridge
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
TL 31NE THUNDRIDGE POLES LANE
2/5 Garden wall at
Garden wall. Circa 1855. Hitch's patent bricks. Sub-
rectanqular walled garden between house and road, enclosed on 4
sides by shoulder height wall with triangular buttresses at
intervals, and square gatepiers in middle of side nearest house.
Of special interest for the exclusive use of several different
types of the large bricks patented bv Caleb Hitch of Ware in
1828, roughly 12" x 6" x 6", each brick having flanges and
cavities interlocking to economise in mortar and increase
structural strength. They are limited to the vicinity of Ware
(Branch Johnson (1970) 20).
Listing NGR: TL3537216726
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