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The Hook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Northaw and Cuffley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6957 / 51°41'44"N

Longitude: -0.1512 / 0°9'4"W

OS Eastings: 527875

OS Northings: 201280

OS Grid: TL278012

Mapcode National: GBR JBG.QKW

Mapcode Global: VHGQ0.BMFX

Entry Name: The Hook House

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173884

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158501

Location: Northaw and Cuffley, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: Northaw and Cuffley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northaw and Cuffley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

CUFFLEY (north side)

12/237 The Hook House


- II

House. 1839. Asymmetrical Tuscan-style villa showing influence
of Loudon's Encyclopaedia. Painted stucco. Slate roof. 2-3
storeys and attics. S elevation has 3 window broad gable end on
right, the ground floor with banding and recessed central door;
narrow flanking windows. 3 round-headed 1st floor windows with
intermediate blanks. To centre is 4-storey gabled tower with
relieving arch to 1st and 2nd floors; square attic windows
flanked by simple pilasters. 3-window left hand service wing. E
and N elevations have left hand canted ground floor window bays,
the E one in slight gabled projections. Floor band and wide
eaves canopy to whole house. Recessed sash windows. Interior
has large, open-well, early-C18 staircase, said to have come from
Gobions House. Each tread has iron twist, barley twist and
fluted balusters. The sides with acanthus scrolls. Walls have
C18 Flemist tapestries. E ground floor room has Adam style husk
and foliage friezes, and N room has C17-style panelling with
alcove on W flanked by fluted Doric columns (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2787501280

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