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Orchard Mead

A Grade II Listed Building in Ridge, Hertfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XMQQ3+FV

Entry Name: Orchard Mead

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164301

Location: Ridge, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

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

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/07/2018

TL 20 SW

Orchard Mead

(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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