Orchard Mead

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1103540

Date first listed: 12-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: Orchard Mead, Ridge, Potters Bar, EN6 3LH

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Location

Statutory Address: Orchard Mead, Ridge, Potters Bar, EN6 3LH

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere (District Authority)

Parish: Ridge

National Grid Reference: TL 21389 00333

Summary

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History

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Details

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TL 20 SW 4/247

RIDGE Orchard Mead

(Formerly listed as Orchard Mead, CROSS OAKS LANE)

GV II Formerly five almshouses, now a house. 1844 by Sir G.G.Scott and W.B.Moffatt for Miss J.Trotter of Dyrham Park, Potters Bar (q.v.). Knapped flint facing on clunch walls with red brick dressings. Tiled roof. One storey. Five bay front. Single entrance and two flanking windows in slightly projecting gabled centre bay. Four centred arched head to door with chamfered brick surround.

Dedicatory plaque with inscription,'1844/These almshouses/were erected/in accordance with the wish of/Miss Jean Trotter/of/Dyrham Park' in gable which has brick parapet and kneelers.

All windows are two light casements with. chamfered and quoined brick surrounds. Brick plinth and cornice. Four tall cross axial ridge stacks with diagonal shafts: two at gable ends single shafts, two flanking central bay paired shafts on hexagonal bases. Gable end brick parapets. Mid C20 extensions to gable ends and to rear.

Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL2138900333

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 164301

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

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