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Russell's, Watford

Description: Russell's

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 158163

OS Grid Reference: TQ0904399229
OS Grid Coordinates: 509043, 199229
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6812, -0.4242

Location: Mulberry Close, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 4FR

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

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Listing Text


TQ 09 NE 3/5 24.8.79


Later C18 red brick villa, altered in C19. Formerly part of Cassiobury estate.
Two storey. Hipped low pitch slate roofs. Modillion eaves cornices. Entrance
front originally 3 bay, extended to 4. Centre breaks forward with pediment. Still
band at 1st floor. Glazing bar sashes. Window heads slightly cambered. Circa 1900
projecting stone porch, glazed between piers on high plinth. Cornice and balustrade
over. Projecting ground floor brick extension to left.
South, garden front similar but with modern bargeboards to wide pedimental gable.
Five bays. Projecting centre with big full height semi-circular 3 window bow, lead
roof extending up into gable. Central stone Tuscan pedimented doorcase. Modern
ground floor extension to left. C19 triple window to right. Long plain east front
with later additions. North service wing, mostly C19 has a small cupola bellaote
with vane dated 1718, possibly that removed from summer house of Watford House,
demolished in 1904.

Listing NGR: TQ0904399229

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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