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Church of St Andrew, Watford

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158138

OS Grid Reference: TQ1068997609
OS Grid Coordinates: 510689, 197609
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6664, -0.4009

Location: Church Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 4QQ

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD17 4QQ

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Listing Text


TQ 19 NW 4/18 Church of St Andrew


1853-7 by S S Teulon. South aisle 1865, North aisle 1871. Flint and stone
Decorated Gothic church with North East tower, nave with gabled aisles and chancel
with organ loft. and vestry. Plain tile roofs, fish-scale banded. 81' North East
tower with paired traceried bell openings, angle-pinnacles and recessed octagonal
lead cap. Five bay nave, 3 bay chancel with 2 elaborately carved windows each side.
Five light East window. East end vestries and organ. South aisle with South West
porch, transeptal gable, South East porch and at East end narrow lancet with, above,
window of 3 grouped trefoils in moulded surround. Diagonal buttresses.
Open timber roofs, arch braces on corbels. Octagonal and round piers, naturalistic
foliage carving to caps of 2 Eastern piers and chancel arch. North aisle blocked
off and modern ceiling. East end arcading and carved stone 'Last Supper' reredos.
East window stained glass 1866 by Hughes, good stained glass in South aisle,
South East window circa 1865 richly coloured, South West window with 9 Flemish
C17 style roundels.

Building News 1857 931

Listing NGR: TQ1068997609

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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