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Frogmore House, Watford

Description: Frogmore House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 158183

OS Grid Reference: TQ1168495761
OS Grid Coordinates: 511684, 195761
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6496, -0.3871

Location: 292 Lower High Street, Watford WD17 2JE

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD17 2JE

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Listing Text

(north-east side)

Frogmore House
TQ 19 NW 4/26 26.8.52


1716 red brick house, now flats. Three storeys. Hipped plain tile roofs. Four
window range to road, formal 5 window south front. Road front has moulded wood
eaves cornice, blank openings to left bay of ground floor and to 2 left bays above.
Gauged brick flat heads and exposed box sashes to windows. C19 sashes. Raised
brick bands between floors. Fine doorcase with fluted pilasters on panelles set
against channelled rusticated surround. Doric frieze above with relief carved
metopes. Flat hood carried on ornately scrolled brackets. Rain water head dated 1716.
South front has rebuilt parapet, similar fenestration and brick bands. Small
rectangular sunk panels over ground and first floor windows. Centre bay slightly
projected. Moulded wood doorcase, modern flat hood on finely carved brackets.
Projecting later extension to ground floor left side. Rendered north wall.
Panelled hall with open well staircase with carved brackets, twisted balusters and
column newels.

Listing NGR: TQ1168495761

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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