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Long Meadow woodene

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XJFPJ+RF

Entry Name: Long Meadow woodene

Listing Date: 27 July 1972

Last Amended: 3 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158850

Location: Chorleywood and Maple Cross, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

(Southwest side)

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

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

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