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The Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Northaw and Cuffley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7047 / 51°42'16"N

Longitude: -0.162 / 0°9'43"W

OS Eastings: 527103

OS Northings: 202259

OS Grid: TL271022

Mapcode National: GBR JBG.1VR

Mapcode Global: VHGQ0.4FQ1

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Last Amended: 9 December 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158495

Location: Northaw and Cuffley, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

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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Listing Text

CUFFLEY (west side)

12/231 The Dower House
(formerly Fairlawn House)


House. Built 1749, facings and other masonry said to have come
from the demolished canons, Edgware. Double pile. Grey-header
walls with red brick window jambs. Rubbed brick lintels and
cornice band. 3 storeys over basement. 5 flat-headed recessed
sash windows with thick glazing bars intact. Good Ionic wooden
doorcase with 3/4 columns, pulvinated frieze and modillioned
pediment. Acanthus sub frieze. Fielded panel reveal and later
half glazed door. Stone steps with iron. railings. Well
preserved interior with original rear-central baluster staircase.
Single storey S extension of early C19 with canted,
weatherboarded, casement bay window (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2710302259

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

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