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Hitch Brick Wall at Buckland Bury (On Roadside Extending North from Bury Weir Lake)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9847 / 51°59'4"N

Longitude: -0.0267 / 0°1'36"W

OS Eastings: 535609

OS Northings: 233641

OS Grid: TL356336

Mapcode National: GBR K8H.D30

Mapcode Global: VHGNQ.HC8W

Plus Code: 9C3XXXMF+V8

Entry Name: Hitch Brick Wall at Buckland Bury (On Roadside Extending North from Bury Weir Lake)

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160261

Location: Buckland, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Buckland

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Reed and Buckland

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 3533 BUCKLAND HIGH ROAD (A10)
(East side)
Buckland

5/40 Hitch brick wall at
- Buckland Bury
(on roadside extending
N from Bury Weir Lake)

GV II

Frontage wall. Early C19. Of Hitch's patent bricks buff in colour. About
2 m tall with 5 triangular front buttresses and rounded copings all of
patent brickwork. In 1828 Caleb Hitch of Ware patented his hollow
interlocking oversize bricks roughly 12 inches by 6 in by 6 in which
economised on mortar and increased structural strength. Their
distribution was mainly around Ware but extended N along the A10 formerly
a Turnpike Road. (Branch Johnson (1970) 20).


Listing NGR: TL3560833637

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

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