DOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101132
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Jan-1983
Statutory Address:
DOWER HOUSE, GROVE MILL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOWER HOUSE, GROVE MILL LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Watford (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 08748 98557

Details

1. 5259 GROVE MILL LANE (south side)

Dower House (formerly listed as Grove Mill House) TQ 09 NE 3/8 26.8.52

II

2. Late C17 to early C18 red brick house. Plain tile hipped valley roofs. Early C18 west front to river, 2 storey, 5 windows. Moulded brick pilasters to each side with minimU entablature section over. Wood moulded eaves cornice. Exposed box glazing bar sashes in gauged brick flat-headed surrounds to 1st floor. Two C19 projecting bays to ground floor under overall lean-to slate roof. Central door. Attached at south-west angle is mid to later C18 corner block, 2 window range each side, upper ones blocked on west face. Gauged brick window heads and glazing bar sashes. Brick dentil cornice. North, entrance front has 3 renewed mullion and transom type windows with glazing bars. Six panel door with pedimented hood on brackets. To left, end elevation of a separately roofed east range shows thin timber-framing to 1st floor. Hipped gable above. Rendered east face. At south-east angle a C19 range with hipped south gable and triple windows.

Listing NGR: TQ0874898557

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
158167
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Jan 2007
Reference: IOE01/16077/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Sidell. Source Historic England Archive
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