404 Hampstead Garden Suburb Virtual Museum : Physical Object : Orchard Plaque [HGSAT55]
Orchard Plaque

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This plaque displays and celebrates the history of the Suburb Orchard, from its origins and building in 1909 to its re-building in the early 1970s.
It is now providing sheltered accomadation for the elderly.

Physical Object, HGSAT55
Orchard Plaque
Related people/organisations
Henrietta Barnett cutting the first sod
The Hampstead Garden Suburb Archives Trust is a registered charity, known as Suburb Archives. It is responsible for ensuring that the archives of the suburb are properly cared for and are accessible to all.

Orchard Housing Society
A not for profit social landlord that provides rented sheltered accommodation for older members of the Suburb or their parents.
Related Collection
Free Church Engraved Stone
A series of plaques and engraved stones across the Suburb commemorating different events and figures throughout the Suburb's history.
Related object
Plaque above the Barnett Homestead
This plaque above the Barnett Homestead commemorates the funding that shipbuilder and philanthropist Sir Alfred Yarrow gave to construct the Barnett Homestead. The building consists of 12 apartments designed to house soldiers widows and their children.
The building is now Grade II listed.