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Northaw House, Northaw and Cuffley

Description: Northaw House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 158491

OS Grid Reference: TL2745802412
OS Grid Coordinates: 527458, 202412
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7060, -0.1568

Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 4PS

Locality: Northaw and Cuffley
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN6 4PS

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Listing Text

CUFFLEY (east side)

12/227 Northaw House



House, built in 1698, now office. Painted plaster on red brick.
Slate mansard roof. 2 storeys and attics over sunken basement.
7-window elevation stepping forward in 3 shallow projections, the
centre 2 projections and the angles with chamfered quoins.
Continuous moulded eaves cornice with square modillions. 1st
floor band. Pedimented to 3-window centre with bullseye window.
C1800 semicircular porch with 2 Doric columns and pilaster
responds fluted at the necks. Flush panel door in moulded frame.
6 stone steps and plain iron railings, similar railings fronting
ditch. Recessed 1st floor sash windows. Ground floor french
windows. Box dormers. Flanking quadrant red brick walls. Stone
flag entrance hall with groin vaulting and reeded door surrounds
each side. C19 replica staircase. Original service staircase
with barley twist balusters on right centre.

Plainer 2-3 storey service blocks on W join with late C18/early
C19 former stable block in painted brick, the slate roof with
central ventilator. 1:4:1 windows, the outer bays recessed and
with 2-storey relieving arches. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2745802412

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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