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Latitude: 51.7066 / 51°42'23"N
Longitude: -0.1634 / 0°9'48"W
OS Eastings: 527000
OS Northings: 202465
OS Grid: TL270024
Mapcode National: GBR JB8.TS8
Mapcode Global: VHGQ0.3CZL
Entry Name: Northaw Place
Listing Date: 6 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100972
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158493
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 (west side)
12/229 Northaw Place
House. Formerly residential school. Circa 1690. Said to have
been built for Captain Moncey R.N. Altered early C19, c.1860 and
late C19. Earliest part on E has 5-window N front, refaced
c.1860 in cement. Banded ground floor. Square porch with
detached Roman Doric columns their lower halves bossed.
Balustrading. Slightly projecting centre window bay, the 1st
floor window with pediment. Chamfered quoins. Sash windows with
shallow-moulded surrounds. Extension on right with 3 moulded
relieving arches and similar detailing. Large early and late C19
W additions. At right angles on W end is stable block of late
C17 origin: C19/20 red brick with slate hipped roof. The ridge
has large clock tower: square base with clock faces; dentilled
open pediments; octagonal turret with columns and modillioned
cornice; ogee lead hood; clock mechanism intact. Garden
elevation to early house is red brick c1700. 1st floor band.
Early C19 flush sash windows. Square porch has fluted Greek
Doric columns and pilaster responds. C19 stucco eaves cornice.
W extensions in yellow stock brick with gauged brick lintels.
Interior has very good c1700 staircase hall. Canvas wall and
ceiling paintings in style of Verrio, depicting scenes from
classical mythology. Barley twist balustrading. Hall and ground
floor rooms with contemporary fielded panelling, the NE room and
vestibule with frames for paintings, now removed, set over
bolection-moulded fireplaces. NE 1st floor room with Chinese
style paintings on rails and mutins of panelling, now painted
over. (Pevsner (1977) ).
Listing NGR: TL2700002465
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