LAUREL COTTAGE AND CROWTHORNE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100823
Date first listed:
15-Jan-1974
Statutory Address:
LAUREL COTTAGE AND CROWTHORNE, NOTTINGHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LAUREL COTTAGE AND CROWTHORNE, NOTTINGHAM ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Three Rivers (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 02471 94390

Details

TQ 09 SW RICKMANSWORTH NOTTINGHAM ROAD (Northeast side) Heronsgate

8/204 Laurel Cottage 15.1.74 and Crowthorne

GV II

Pair of semi-detached houses. 1846-7 for Chartist Co-operative Land Company. Stuccoed brick. Welsh slate roof. 2 storey pedimented central block with slightly recessed 1 storey wings, 1:2:1, an arrangement not found in other Chartist settlements. Original casements with glazing bars to right, altered to left. In pediment a rectangular panel with sides extended downwards, a sign used throughout O'Connorville. Entrances on wings, to side on Crowthorne, to front on Laurel Cottage. Plinth. Axial ridge stacks and stacks to rear of wings. C20 alterations and additions to rear. Interior not inspected. Amongst the best surviving examples of the houses of O'Connorville founded by Feargus O'Connor, Chartist leader, as the first settlement under his Land Plan, an important aftermath of Chartism and precursor of Garden Cities. A school and 35 cottages were built, each with 2 to 4 acres of land. (Hertfordshire Past and Present no. 7, p,19, 1967: Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ0247194390

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
158848
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
'Hertfordshire Past and Present' in Hertfordshire Past and Present, (1967)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Jan 2007
Reference: IOE01/16077/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Sidell. Source Historic England Archive
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