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The Ryder Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7234 / 51°43'24"N

Longitude: -0.5321 / 0°31'55"W

OS Eastings: 501489

OS Northings: 203764

OS Grid: TL014037

Mapcode National: GBR G6X.Y0Q

Mapcode Global: VHFS4.QYK6

Entry Name: The Ryder Memorial

Listing Date: 15 April 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157556

Location: Bovingdon, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Bovingdon

Built-Up Area: Bovingdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bovingdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 0103 (South end)

10/29 The Ryder Memorial


Wellhouse. 1881. By W. White FSA for Ryder family. Timber frame on red
brick plinth with blue brick chamfered offsets. Steep pyramidal
shingled roof. A small 5-sided timber structure in Medieval style.
Moulded wooden corner piers with curved braces up to eaves - the whole
structure open, on an oak sill and chamfered brick plinth. Wooden
shingle pyramidal roof with wrought iron finial. Bears the following
inscription on wallplate: 'This house with its well dedicated to ye
beloved memory/of ye Honble Granville D Ryder, late of Westbrook Hay in
this Parish/he was born November 26th AD 1799/and died 24th November
1879/was raised by his relations for/the use and comfort of his friends/
the Villagers of Bovingdon April AD 1881/Let them remember ye waters/that
never fail S John IV 14'. The well itself has been covered over.
(VCH(1908)216: Roberts(1975)No.30).

Listing NGR: TL0148903764

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