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DANCERS HILL HOUSE

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: DANCERS HILL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1103562

Location

DANCERS HILL HOUSE, DANCERS LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Mimms

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1949

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164253

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 29 NW POTTERS BAR DANCERS LANE (East side) Dancers Hill

8/200 Dancers Hill House 20.5.49

- II

Large house. c.1750-60. Altered c.1820. Extended and remodelled c.1860 and after. Built for Charles Ross. Stuccoed brick, slate roof. Elongated Palladian villa. 3 storeys to original entrance front. Original 5 bays, 1:3:1, slightly projecting central feature. Ground floor: open triple arcade, groin vault. Principal floor: attached Roman Doric order. Pilaster strips continue emphasis of centre through cornice to parapet. 2 bays added to right, 5 to left. Glazing bar sashes throughout. False window, right of centre on 2nd floor. Early C18 ovolo moulded thick glazing bars on ground floor to right and first floor to left of central bays. Plat band between 2 lower storeys. Continuous timber modillion eaves cornice below parapet. Four cross axial stacks and left end stack. Right return wall has a French window in an aedicular surround. Garden front: 8 bays, 2 storeys, basement banked up in early C19. 3 bays to centre of original villa project slightly under pediment. Glazing bar sashes. Panelled door to right with side and top lights. Far right 3 bays set back with ground floor lean-to conservatory in front. Interior: saloon on principal floor behind triple arcade which probably led to an open loggia behind original portico. To left timber pergola link to brick stores cottage with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Dentilled brick courses. Later extensions. C18 grounds laid out with avenue to N. (VCH Middlesex 1976)

Listing NGR: TQ2350899378

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cockburn, J S, King, H P F, McDonnell, K G T, The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex, (1976)

National Grid Reference: TQ 23508 99378

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