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Dancers Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in South Mimms, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6796 / 51°40'46"N

Longitude: -0.215 / 0°12'54"W

OS Eastings: 523508

OS Northings: 199378

OS Grid: TQ235993

Mapcode National: GBR B2.Y6K

Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.715R

Entry Name: Dancers Hill House

Listing Date: 20 May 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164253

Location: South Mimms, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN5

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: South Mimms

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: South Mymms

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 29 NW POTTERS BAR DANCERS LANE
(East side)
Dancers Hill

8/200 Dancers Hill House
20.5.49

- II


Large house. c.1750-60. Altered c.1820. Extended and remodelled c.1860 and
after. Built for Charles Ross. Stuccoed brick, slate roof. Elongated
Palladian villa. 3 storeys to original entrance front. Original 5 bays,
1:3:1, slightly projecting central feature. Ground floor: open triple
arcade, groin vault. Principal floor: attached Roman Doric order.
Pilaster strips continue emphasis of centre through cornice to parapet.
2 bays added to right, 5 to left. Glazing bar sashes throughout. False
window, right of centre on 2nd floor. Early C18 ovolo moulded thick
glazing bars on ground floor to right and first floor to left of central
bays. Plat band between 2 lower storeys. Continuous timber modillion
eaves cornice below parapet. Four cross axial stacks and left end stack.
Right return wall has a French window in an aedicular surround. Garden
front: 8 bays, 2 storeys, basement banked up in early C19. 3 bays to
centre of original villa project slightly under pediment. Glazing bar
sashes. Panelled door to right with side and top lights. Far right 3
bays set back with ground floor lean-to conservatory in front. Interior:
saloon on principal floor behind triple arcade which probably led to an
open loggia behind original portico. To left timber pergola link to
brick stores cottage with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Dentilled
brick courses. Later extensions. C18 grounds laid out with avenue to
N. (VCH Middlesex 1976)


Listing NGR: TQ2350899378

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