NORTHAW HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1100970

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1972

Statutory Address: NORTHAW HOUSE, COOPER'S LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NORTHAW HOUSE, COOPER'S LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)

Parish: Northaw and Cuffley

National Grid Reference: TL 27458 02412

Summary

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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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 158491

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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