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THE DOWER 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: THE DOWER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1348167

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE, COOPER'S LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Northaw and Cuffley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Dec-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158495

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

Northaw TL 20 SE NORTHAW AND COOPER'S LANE CUFFLEY (west side)

12/231 The Dower House (formerly Fairlawn House) 30.3.66

GV II*

House. Built 1749, facings and other masonry said to have come from the demolished canons, Edgware. Double pile. Grey-header walls with red brick window jambs. Rubbed brick lintels and cornice band. 3 storeys over basement. 5 flat-headed recessed sash windows with thick glazing bars intact. Good Ionic wooden doorcase with 3/4 columns, pulvinated frieze and modillioned pediment. Acanthus sub frieze. Fielded panel reveal and later half glazed door. Stone steps with iron. railings. Well preserved interior with original rear-central baluster staircase. Single storey S extension of early C19 with canted, weatherboarded, casement bay window (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2710302259

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TL 27103 02259

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