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The Baptist Tabernacle, Watford

Description: The Baptist Tabernacle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158157

OS Grid Reference: TQ1129496481
OS Grid Coordinates: 511294, 196481
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6561, -0.3925

Location: Grosvenor Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 2LZ

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 2LZ

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Listing Text

(north side)

The Baptist
TQ 1196 SW 10/45


1887. Large brick Gothic chapel. Cross-plan with gabled front and transepts.
Two conical roofed turrets on spare bases clasped between nave roof and lower
transept roofs. Overhanging eaves on brackets. Triple lancet windows contained in
overall pointed arched recess with hood mould over. Main front recess is carried
down to ground with decorated stamped brick panels and, below, 3 segment headed
ground floor windows. Main recess flanked by buttresses and a narrow light in pointed
arched recess each side. Outer porches, separately roofed in angle between nave and
chancel embracing bases of towers. Porch roofs hipped carrying on line of main roofs

Listing NGR: TQ1129496481

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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