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2-42, Rushby Mead

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9798 / 51°58'47"N

Longitude: -0.2224 / 0°13'20"W

OS Eastings: 522184

OS Northings: 232751

OS Grid: TL221327

Mapcode National: GBR J6W.YBP

Mapcode Global: VHGNM.3H9M

Plus Code: 9C3XXQHH+W2

Entry Name: 2-42, Rushby Mead

Listing Date: 7 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161905

Location: Letchworth, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6

County: Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth East

Built-Up Area: Letchworth Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Letchworth St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Nos 2 to 42 (even)
TL 2232 9/118-121
1911 by Bennett and Bidwell. Grouped workmen's cottages in 4 terraces built
for the Letchworth Cottages and Buildings Limited, taken over by the Howard
Cottage Society Limited. Typical of the best of Garden City housing and a
model for all subsequent work. One and a half storeys, one and two windows
each. Each terrace symmetrical but of varying design depending on the arrangement
of the dormer gables. Tiled roofs with brick ridge stacks. Roughcast walls.
Gabled and flat-topped casement dormers. Nos 34-42 with projecting gabled
end bays to terrace; bay at north end is tile-hung. Two light casement windows
with glazing bars and tile labels. End bays of Nos 34-42 with splayed bay
windows to ground floor. Recessed doorways with segmental arched lintels
and labels; No 42 entrance with hood carried over bay window. The original
paintwork specification of cream walls and windows, and green doors has been
maintained throughout.

Listing NGR: TL2218432751

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