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Dower House, Watford

Description: Dower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 158167

OS Grid Reference: TQ0874898557
OS Grid Coordinates: 508748, 198557
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6753, -0.4287

Location: Grove Mill Lane, Rickmansworth WD17 3TU

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD17 3TU

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Listing Text

(south side)

Dower House
(formerly listed as
Grove Mill House)
TQ 09 NE 3/8 26.8.52


Late C17 to early C18 red brick house. Plain tile hipped valley roofs. Early C18
west front to river, 2 storey, 5 windows. Moulded brick pilasters to each side with
minimU entablature section over. Wood moulded eaves cornice. Exposed box glazing
bar sashes in gauged brick flat-headed surrounds to 1st floor. Two C19 projecting
bays to ground floor under overall lean-to slate roof. Central door. Attached
at south-west angle is mid to later C18 corner block, 2 window range each side,
upper ones blocked on west face. Gauged brick window heads and glazing bar sashes.
Brick dentil cornice. North, entrance front has 3 renewed mullion and transom type
windows with glazing bars. Six panel door with pedimented hood on brackets. To
left, end elevation of a separately roofed east range shows thin timber-framing to
1st floor. Hipped gable above. Rendered east face. At south-east angle a C19
range with hipped south gable and triple windows.

Listing NGR: TQ0874898557

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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