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Toll Gate Lodge, Watford

Description: Toll Gate Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158170

OS Grid Reference: TQ0942498429
OS Grid Coordinates: 509424, 198429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6740, -0.4189

Location: 235 Hempstead Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 3HH

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 3HH

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Listing Text


No 235
(Toll Gate Lodge)
TQ 09 NE 3/11


Early C19 picturesque half-timber and brick cottage. Former Ridge Lane Lodge to
Cassiobury estate illustrated in Britton's Account of Cassiobury 1837. Originally
unusual plan, for 2 families divided horizontally with external stair. Two storey
with fish-scale tiled roof, half-hipped gables to north and south and central brick
chimney. Two window range. Applied half-timbering to 1st floor and fish-scale tile-
hanging in gables. Small projecting oriel window to 1st floor and larger ground
floor bay on south end, fish-scale tiled roofs. Later lean-to addition along east
wall. Plain tile roof.

Listing NGR: TQ0942198430

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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