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The Dower House, Northaw and Cuffley

Description: The Dower House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 158495

OS Grid Reference: TL2710302259
OS Grid Coordinates: 527103, 202259
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7047, -0.1620

Location: B156, Cuffley, Hertfordshire EN6 4NG

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

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Listing Text

CUFFLEY (west side)

12/231 The Dower House
(formerly Fairlawn House)


House. Built 1749, facings and other masonry said to have come
from the demolished canons, Edgware. Double pile. Grey-header
walls with red brick window jambs. Rubbed brick lintels and
cornice band. 3 storeys over basement. 5 flat-headed recessed
sash windows with thick glazing bars intact. Good Ionic wooden
doorcase with 3/4 columns, pulvinated frieze and modillioned
pediment. Acanthus sub frieze. Fielded panel reveal and later
half glazed door. Stone steps with iron. railings. Well
preserved interior with original rear-central baluster staircase.
Single storey S extension of early C19 with canted,
weatherboarded, casement bay window (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2710302259

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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