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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.

Name: 2-42, RUSHBY MEAD

List entry Number: 1102007



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Letchworth Garden City

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1979

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161905

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RUSHBY MEAD 1. 5255 Nos 2 to 42 (even) TL 2232 9/118-121 II GV 2. 1911 by Bennett and Bidwell. Grouped workmen's cottages in 4 terraces built for the Letchworth Cottages and Buildings Limited, taken over by the Howard Cottage Society Limited. Typical of the best of Garden City housing and a model for all subsequent work. One and a half storeys, one and two windows each. Each terrace symmetrical but of varying design depending on the arrangement of the dormer gables. Tiled roofs with brick ridge stacks. Roughcast walls. Gabled and flat-topped casement dormers. Nos 34-42 with projecting gabled end bays to terrace; bay at north end is tile-hung. Two light casement windows with glazing bars and tile labels. End bays of Nos 34-42 with splayed bay windows to ground floor. Recessed doorways with segmental arched lintels and labels; No 42 entrance with hood carried over bay window. The original paintwork specification of cream walls and windows, and green doors has been maintained throughout.

Listing NGR: TL2218432751

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National Grid Reference: TL 22184 32751


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