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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1100485



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bovingdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157556

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BOVINGDON HIGH STREET TL 0103 (South end) 10/29 The Ryder Memorial 15.4.75


Wellhouse. 1881. By W. White FSA for Ryder family. Timber frame on red brick plinth with blue brick chamfered offsets. Steep pyramidal shingled roof. A small 5-sided timber structure in Medieval style. Moulded wooden corner piers with curved braces up to eaves - the whole structure open, on an oak sill and chamfered brick plinth. Wooden shingle pyramidal roof with wrought iron finial. Bears the following inscription on wallplate: 'This house with its well dedicated to ye beloved memory/of ye Honble Granville D Ryder, late of Westbrook Hay in this Parish/he was born November 26th AD 1799/and died 24th November 1879/was raised by his relations for/the use and comfort of his friends/ the Villagers of Bovingdon April AD 1881/Let them remember ye waters/that never fail S John IV 14'. The well itself has been covered over. (VCH(1908)216: Roberts(1975)No.30).

Listing NGR: TL0148903764

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1908), 216
Roberts, E, The Bovingdon Survey

National Grid Reference: TL 01489 03764


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