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Latitude: 51.6371 / 51°38'13"N
Longitude: -0.5188 / 0°31'7"W
OS Eastings: 502603
OS Northings: 194178
OS Grid: TQ026941
Mapcode National: GBR G83.7NF
Mapcode Global: VHFSQ.Y3LV
Entry Name: Long Meadow woodene
Listing Date: 27 July 1972
Last Amended: 3 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100824
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158850
Location: Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3
District: Three Rivers
Town: Three Rivers
Electoral Ward/Division: Chorleywood South & Maple Cross
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
TQ 09 SW RICKMANSWORTH NOTTINGHAM ROAD
8/206 Long Meadow
27.7.72 and Woodene (The latter was previously
listed as Wood Dane)
Pair of semi-detached houses. 1846-7 for Chartist Co-operative Land
Company. Stuccoed brick. Welsh slate roof. 2 storey pedimented central
block with slightly recessed wings, originally 1 storey, 1:2:1, an
arrangement not found in other Chartist settlements. Sashes to Woodene,
casements to Long Meadow, some glazing bars. In pediment a rectangular
panel with sides extended downwards, a sign used throughout
O'Connorville. Original entrance on right gable end of 1 storey wing
with a pedimental headed surround, now a window. Similar panel in gable.
king to left raised to 2 storeys, sash to front, a further 1 storey
block to left with pedimental headed surround to gable end entrance. 2
storey wing has similar panel in gable over a round light. Axial ridge
stack. Extensions to rear. 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: TQ0260394178
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