THE DOWER HOUSE, PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102427

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: THE DOWER HOUSE, PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE, HITCHIN ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE DOWER HOUSE, PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE, HITCHIN ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Preston

National Grid Reference: TL 18140 25114

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 162886

Legacy System: LBS

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