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THE DOWER HOUSE, PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE

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: THE DOWER HOUSE, PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE

List entry Number: 1102427

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE, PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE, HITCHIN ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Preston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162886

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 12 NE PRESTON HITCHIN ROAD (East side)

2/94 The Dower House, Princess Helena College

GV II

House. Early C18, extended and altered early C19, lower C19 extensions to E. W part of front restored after flood damage 1968. Red brick in Flemish-bond, chequered with black headers to S front of older part. Dark weatherboarding to 1st floor at rear. Steep old red tile hipped roofs. A large irregular 2-storeys house facing S with long lower wings alongside road on W and stepping down steep slope to E. Double-pile plan main block with 2-storeys canted brick bay to rear at NE and large internal chimney with 2 square shafts linked by a recessed panel. S front 4 windows long with recessed sash windows with 8/8 panes and flat gauged arches. Flush box sash at left on 1st floor. Early C19 door with flush panel with reeded surround and corner blocks under trellis porch. 8-panel heavy fielded rear door and fielded panelled partition on 1st floor.

Listing NGR: TL1814025114

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National Grid Reference: TL 18140 25114

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