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Latitude: 51.912 / 51°54'43"N
Longitude: -0.2839 / 0°17'1"W
OS Eastings: 518140
OS Northings: 225114
OS Grid: TL181251
Mapcode National: GBR H6G.12P
Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.169K
Entry Name: The Dower House, Princess Helena College
Listing Date: 8 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102427
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162886
Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Preston
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 12 NE PRESTON HITCHIN ROAD
2/94 The Dower House,
Princess Helena College
House. Early C18, extended and altered early C19, lower C19 extensions
to E. W part of front restored after flood damage 1968. Red brick in
Flemish-bond, chequered with black headers to S front of older part.
Dark weatherboarding to 1st floor at rear. Steep old red tile hipped
roofs. A large irregular 2-storeys house facing S with long lower wings
alongside road on W and stepping down steep slope to E. Double-pile plan
main block with 2-storeys canted brick bay to rear at NE and large
internal chimney with 2 square shafts linked by a recessed panel. S
front 4 windows long with recessed sash windows with 8/8 panes and flat
gauged arches. Flush box sash at left on 1st floor. Early C19 door with
flush panel with reeded surround and corner blocks under trellis porch.
8-panel heavy fielded rear door and fielded panelled partition on 1st
Listing NGR: TL1814025114
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