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National Westminster Bank, Watford

Description: National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 158185

OS Grid Reference: TQ1096296463
OS Grid Coordinates: 510962, 196463
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6560, -0.3973

Location: High Street, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 2BS

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 2BS

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Listing Text

(south-west side)

No 58
(National Westminster
TQ 1096 SE 9/40 4.3.74


Circa 1830-40 stuccoed building, 2-storey with raised parapet. Slate roof. L plan.
Front range 3 bays with heavily moulded detail. Angle piers, frieze and cornice.
Parapet with corner blocks and panelled centre block. 1st floor windows in projecting
flat-headed architrave surrounds. Sill brackets. Ground floor windows with heavy
neo-Grec surrounds. Former central door in pilastered surround with entablature.
Side elevation of gable end and further 2 bay range. Pilasters and entablature
carried around with moulded pedimental feature with framed panel in gable. Stuccoed
chimney above. Two bay range has 1st floor windows identical to front range,
divided by pilasters. Ground floor paired windows in each bay, in architrave surrounds
with flat hoods on brackets, keystones and panelled aprons. In gable end door paired
with a window, similarly treated.

Listing NGR: TQ1096296463

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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