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Latitude: 51.706 / 51°42'21"N
Longitude: -0.1568 / 0°9'24"W
OS Eastings: 527458
OS Northings: 202412
OS Grid: TL274024
Mapcode National: GBR JB8.WR5
Mapcode Global: VHGQ0.7DG1
Entry Name: Northaw House
Listing Date: 22 August 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100970
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158491
Location: Northaw and Cuffley, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, EN6
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Civil Parish: Northaw and Cuffley
Built-Up Area: Potters Bar
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Northaw and Cuffley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 20 SE NORTHAW AND COOPER'S LANE
CUFFLEY (east side)
12/227 Northaw House
House, built in 1698, now office. Painted plaster on red brick.
Slate mansard roof. 2 storeys and attics over sunken basement.
7-window elevation stepping forward in 3 shallow projections, the
centre 2 projections and the angles with chamfered quoins.
Continuous moulded eaves cornice with square modillions. 1st
floor band. Pedimented to 3-window centre with bullseye window.
C1800 semicircular porch with 2 Doric columns and pilaster
responds fluted at the necks. Flush panel door in moulded frame.
6 stone steps and plain iron railings, similar railings fronting
ditch. Recessed 1st floor sash windows. Ground floor french
windows. Box dormers. Flanking quadrant red brick walls. Stone
flag entrance hall with groin vaulting and reeded door surrounds
each side. C19 replica staircase. Original service staircase
with barley twist balusters on right centre.
Plainer 2-3 storey service blocks on W join with late C18/early
C19 former stable block in painted brick, the slate roof with
central ventilator. 1:4:1 windows, the outer bays recessed and
with 2-storey relieving arches. (Pevsner (1977)).
Listing NGR: TL2745802412
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