DARROWFIELD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1103086
Date first listed:
08-May-1950
Statutory Address:
DARROWFIELD HOUSE, ST MICHAEL'S STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
DARROWFIELD HOUSE, ST MICHAEL'S STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 13676 07331

Details

ST MICHAEL'S SSTREET 1. (East Side) 1582 Darrowfield House

TL 1307 SE 7/31 8.5.50.

II*

2. The former Dower House of Gorhambury sometimes known as "New House". Circa 1700. 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. High pitched, hipped, tiled roof with end chimneys. Modillion cornice (renewed) with small central pediment. 3 square dormers. Red brick with diaper pattern of blue headers. Brick plinth. Gauged red brick arches to ground floor windows. All windows renewed sashes with glazing bars, those on 1st floor in original, near-flush box frames. 2-storey, 3-window extension at left in similar style. Late C18 central doorcase has fluted frieze resting on carved, scrolled consoles above flat pilasters. Paterae over brackets, dentils and modillions to cornice. Door has cornice head and decorative fanlight with fan patterned in spandrels.

Listing NGR: TL1367607331

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163411
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.

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