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Description: 137, High Street
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158178
OS Grid Reference: TQ1125896235
OS Grid Coordinates: 511258, 196235
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6539, -0.3931
5259 HIGH STREET
TQ 1196 SW 10/55
Early C18 painted brick house, rebuilding of part of C17 timber-framed house, the rest
of which survives to the rear and in No 139. Front range 2-storey with hipped plain
tile roof. Three window range to 1st floor, blank centre, exposed box sashes to sides.
Gauged brick flat headed surrounds. Centre window head has serpentine curves incised
into leading edge of bricks. Moulded wood box cornice. Ground floor modern. Early
C17 rear range, rendered with one sash. Inside were fireplace and painted armorial
panel dated 1614, now in St Albans and Watford Museums respectively. Some further
C17 painted floral decoration survives. C17 staircase to attic.
S Castle: Timber-framed buildings in Watford 1977 PP 20 and 22.
Listing NGR: TQ1125896237
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