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Little Cassiobury (Education Office, Watford College) and Former Stable Block to Rear, Watford

Description: Little Cassiobury (Education Office, Watford College) and Former Stable Block to Rear

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 158168

OS Grid Reference: TQ1035596970
OS Grid Coordinates: 510355, 196970
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6607, -0.4059

Location: Hempstead Road, Watford WD17 3EY

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD17 3EY

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Listing Text


Little Cassiobury
(Education Office,
Watford College) and
former stable block to rear.
Formerly listed as
No 31 (Little Cassiobury),
including outbuildings
under Hemel Hempstead Road
TQ 19 NW 4/23 26.8.52


Small formal late C17 red brick mansion, a dower house of Cassiobury. Two storey
and attic. Hipped plain tile roofs. Three flat topped dormers with moulded cornices.
Nine window range to front with projecting 3 window centre and very narrow one window
ends. Wood modillion cornice, brick platband. Exposed box glazing bar sashes.
Gauged brick flat heads to surrounds. Outer windows narrow. Central door with later
moulded doorcase and pediment on brackets. Inside a panelled entrance hall with
corner archways to staircase and through passage. Fielded panels, moulded cornice,
fluted pilaster each side of fireplace. Arches with keyblocks and moulded imposts.
Panelled staircase wall.
To rear a former stable block altered circa 1930 by C Williams-Ellis, with 3 round
headed doorways, pantile hipped roof and in centre C18 stone panel of Essex arms
found in grounds.
Country Life 13.8.1938.

Listing NGR: TQ1035596970

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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