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Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6753 / 51°40'30"N

Longitude: -0.4287 / 0°25'43"W

OS Eastings: 508748

OS Northings: 198557

OS Grid: TQ087985

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.4M1

Mapcode Global: VHFSL.J572

Entry Name: Dower House

Listing Date: 26 August 1952

Last Amended: 7 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158167

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watford St Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)

Dower House
(formerly listed as
Grove Mill House)
TQ 09 NE 3/8 26.8.52


Late C17 to early C18 red brick house. Plain tile hipped valley roofs. Early C18
west front to river, 2 storey, 5 windows. Moulded brick pilasters to each side with
minimU entablature section over. Wood moulded eaves cornice. Exposed box glazing
bar sashes in gauged brick flat-headed surrounds to 1st floor. Two C19 projecting
bays to ground floor under overall lean-to slate roof. Central door. Attached
at south-west angle is mid to later C18 corner block, 2 window range each side,
upper ones blocked on west face. Gauged brick window heads and glazing bar sashes.
Brick dentil cornice. North, entrance front has 3 renewed mullion and transom type
windows with glazing bars. Six panel door with pedimented hood on brackets. To
left, end elevation of a separately roofed east range shows thin timber-framing to
1st floor. Hipped gable above. Rendered east face. At south-east angle a C19
range with hipped south gable and triple windows.

Listing NGR: TQ0874898557

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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