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The Mrs Elizabeth Fuller Free School, Watford

Description: The Mrs Elizabeth Fuller Free School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 158154

OS Grid Reference: TQ1107396230
OS Grid Coordinates: 511073, 196230
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6539, -0.3958

Location: George Street, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 8EG

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 8EG

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Listing Text


The Mrs Elizabeth Fuller
Free School
TQ 1196 SW 10/50 26.8.52


1704 school building. Brick with red brick and stone dressings. Two storeys and
attic. Plain tile hipped roof surmounted by 6 sided cupola with lead dome. Two
hipped dormers. Regular front. Three window range. Centre breaks forward with
rediment. Wood dentil eaves cornice. Stone quoins to centre bay and outer angles.
Stone band across. Stone central doorcase with moulded architrave and enriched
segmental pediment on brackets. Inscription to Mrs Fuller in broad frieze below.
Ten panel double doors. Large round-headed windows with gauged brick arches, wooden
Y-tracery and leaded lights. Oval keyed window in pediment with ornaments stucco
scroll beneath with MDCCIV in raised letters. Large ground floor single room with
panelled dado, original panelling with pilastered arcade motif to East wall. Fine
Circa 1600 fireplace surround with Ionic pilasters flanking 2 oval panels to over mantel.
RCHM 139.12.

Listing NGR: TQ1107396230

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Source: English Heritage

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