Ardeley

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The village green

Ardeley is a small village and civil parish in East Hertfordshire, England. The parish includes the hamlet of Cromer, as well as Wood End and Moor Green.[1]

Ardeley is located about one and a half miles from Walkern.

Description[edit]

Ardeley village has a number of thatched cottages beside the green, a thatched village hall, a vicarage built in the 18th century and a CSA farm (Church Farm). It also has a children's play area near the school, at the end of school lane, five housing association/ex-council houses in "The Crescent", opposite the school and a number of church-let cottages. The international cleaning company, Hughes Gardner, are now based in the manor house.[2] Other buildings of interest include

  • Church of Saint Lawrence (Church of England)
St Lawrence Church

The Grade I listed church dates from around the 13th century.[3]

  • Pub

The Grade II listed pub "The Jolly Waggoner"

  • School

The primary school, Ardeley St. Lawrence JMI, founded in 1835, is a Church of England state funded school.

Events[edit]

Ardeley has an annual fete from which profits go to the parish.

People[edit]

The Chauncy family lived at Ardeley Bury, the manor house of the village.

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Coordinates: 51°55′40″N 0°05′50″W / 51.92778°N 0.09722°W / 51.92778; -0.09722