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Darrowfield House

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7531 / 51°45'11"N

Longitude: -0.3546 / 0°21'16"W

OS Eastings: 513676

OS Northings: 207331

OS Grid: TL136073

Mapcode National: GBR H89.15Q

Mapcode Global: VHFS7.S6XC

Plus Code: 9C3XQJ3W+75

Entry Name: Darrowfield House

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163411

ID on this website: 101103086

Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Electoral Ward/Division: Verulam

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Albans St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Darrowfield House

TL 1307 SE 7/31 8.5.50.


The former Dower House of Gorhambury sometimes known as "New House".
Circa 1700. 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. High pitched, hipped, tiled
roof with end chimneys. Modillion cornice (renewed) with small central
pediment. 3 square dormers. Red brick with diaper pattern of blue headers.
Brick plinth. Gauged red brick arches to ground floor windows. All windows
renewed sashes with glazing bars, those on 1st floor in original, near-flush
box frames. 2-storey, 3-window extension at left in similar style. Late C18
central doorcase has fluted frieze resting on carved, scrolled consoles above
flat pilasters. Paterae over brackets, dentils and modillions to cornice.
Door has cornice head and decorative fanlight with fan patterned in spandrels.

Listing NGR: TL1367607331

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