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Garden Wall at Thundridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thundridge, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356031

Location: Thundridge, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thundridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

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Listing Text

(north side)
2/5 Garden wall at
Thundridge House


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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