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NORTHAW HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NORTHAW HOUSE

List entry Number: 1100970

Location

NORTHAW HOUSE, COOPER'S LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Northaw and Cuffley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158491

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

Northaw TL 20 SE NORTHAW AND COOPER'S LANE CUFFLEY (east side)

12/227 Northaw House

22.8.72

GV II

House, built in 1698, now office. Painted plaster on red brick. Slate mansard roof. 2 storeys and attics over sunken basement. 7-window elevation stepping forward in 3 shallow projections, the centre 2 projections and the angles with chamfered quoins. Continuous moulded eaves cornice with square modillions. 1st floor band. Pedimented to 3-window centre with bullseye window. C1800 semicircular porch with 2 Doric columns and pilaster responds fluted at the necks. Flush panel door in moulded frame. 6 stone steps and plain iron railings, similar railings fronting ditch. Recessed 1st floor sash windows. Ground floor french windows. Box dormers. Flanking quadrant red brick walls. Stone flag entrance hall with groin vaulting and reeded door surrounds each side. C19 replica staircase. Original service staircase with barley twist balusters on right centre.

Plainer 2-3 storey service blocks on W join with late C18/early C19 former stable block in painted brick, the slate roof with central ventilator. 1:4:1 windows, the outer bays recessed and with 2-storey relieving arches. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2745802412

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TL 27458 02412

Map

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