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DARROWFIELD 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: DARROWFIELD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1103086

Location

DARROWFIELD HOUSE, ST MICHAEL'S STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163411

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 13676 07331

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