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Latitude: 51.6886 / 51°41'19"N
Longitude: -0.2453 / 0°14'43"W
OS Eastings: 521389
OS Northings: 200333
OS Grid: TL213003
Mapcode National: GBR 97.8TC
Mapcode Global: VHGPY.PTNC
Entry Name: Orchard Mead
Listing Date: 12 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103540
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164301
Location: Ridge, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6
Civil Parish: Ridge
Built-Up Area: South Mimms
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ridge
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/07/2018
TL 20 SW
(Formerly listed as Orchard Mead, CROSS OAKS LANE)
Formerly five almshouses, now a house. 1844 by Sir G.G.Scott and W.B.Moffatt for Miss J.Trotter of Dyrham Park, Potters Bar (q.v.). Knapped flint facing on clunch walls with red brick dressings. Tiled roof. One storey. Five bay front. Single entrance and two flanking windows in slightly projecting gabled centre bay. Four centred arched head to door with chamfered brick surround.
Dedicatory plaque with inscription,'1844/These almshouses/were erected/in accordance with the wish of/Miss Jean Trotter/of/Dyrham Park' in gable which has brick parapet and kneelers.
All windows are two light casements with. chamfered and quoined brick surrounds. Brick plinth and cornice. Four tall cross axial ridge stacks with diagonal shafts: two at gable ends single shafts, two flanking central bay paired shafts on hexagonal bases. Gable end brick parapets. Mid C20 extensions to gable ends and to rear.
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: TL2138900333
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