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Northaw House

A Grade II Listed Building in Northaw and Cuffley, Hertfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XPR4V+97

Entry Name: Northaw House

Listing Date: 22 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158491

ID on this website: 101100970

Location: Northaw, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

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

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CUFFLEY (east side)

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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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