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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Thundridge, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8358 / 51°50'8"N

Longitude: -0.031 / 0°1'51"W

OS Eastings: 535762

OS Northings: 217076

OS Grid: TL357170

Mapcode National: GBR KB6.YT0

Mapcode Global: VHGPH.D4Z0

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355999

Location: Thundridge, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thundridge

Built-Up Area: Thundridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

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Listing Text

TL 3517 THUNDRIDGE CAMBRIDGE ROAD
(west side)
Thundridge
9/21 The Old School
and No 21

GV II

School, now 2 house. Later C19. Hitch's patent bricks of a buff
colour, with low pitched slate roof. Stock brick shallow rear
extension with slate roof. Symmetrical 2-storeys 3 windows range
facing N with tall central chimney of 4 separate circular shafts
with necking and cap in Hitch bricks. Single-storey schoolroom
and porch on W end with slate roofs, also in Hitch bricks.
Unfortunate new casement windows. Caleb Hitch of Ware patented
his bricks in 1828, roughly 12" x 6" x 6" having a system of
interlocking to economise in mortar and give structural strength.
Their use is confined to the Ware district. This building is the
best surviving example of the varied uses of Hitch's bricks in
this area. (Branch Johnson (1970) 20).


Listing NGR: TL3576217076

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