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Darrowfield House, Saint Albans

Description: Darrowfield House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163411

OS Grid Reference: TL1367607331
OS Grid Coordinates: 513676, 207331
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7531, -0.3546

Location: St Michaels Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4SW

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 4SW

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Listing Text

1. (East Side)
Darrowfield House

TL 1307 SE 7/31 8.5.50.


The former Dower House of Gorhambury sometimes known as "New House".
Circa 1700. 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. High pitched, hipped, tiled
roof with end chimneys. Modillion cornice (renewed) with small central
pediment. 3 square dormers. Red brick with diaper pattern of blue headers.
Brick plinth. Gauged red brick arches to ground floor windows. All windows
renewed sashes with glazing bars, those on 1st floor in original, near-flush
box frames. 2-storey, 3-window extension at left in similar style. Late C18
central doorcase has fluted frieze resting on carved, scrolled consoles above
flat pilasters. Paterae over brackets, dentils and modillions to cornice.
Door has cornice head and decorative fanlight with fan patterned in spandrels.

Listing NGR: TL1367607331

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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