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Latitude: 51.9846 / 51°59'4"N
Longitude: -0.0267 / 0°1'36"W
OS Eastings: 535608
OS Northings: 233637
OS Grid: TL356336
Mapcode National: GBR K8H.D31
Mapcode Global: VHGNQ.HC7X
Entry Name: Hitch Brick Wall at Buckland Bury (On Roadside Extending North from Bury Weir Lake)
Listing Date: 13 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347743
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160261
Location: Buckland, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
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
TL 3533 BUCKLAND HIGH ROAD (A10)
5/40 Hitch brick wall at
- Buckland Bury
(on roadside extending
N from Bury Weir Lake)
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
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