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Description: Watford Museum
Date Listed: 26 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 158192
OS Grid Reference: TQ1140296015
OS Grid Coordinates: 511402, 196015
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6519, -0.3911
5259 HIGH STREET
TQ 1196 SW 10/67 26.8.52
1775 large red brick mansion. Three storeys parapet and slate roof. Two storey wings
added circa 1807. Centre 5 window range, centre 5 bays breaking forward with pediment
over. Bulls-eye window in pediment. Wood dentil cornice. Gauged brick flat heads
to windows, glazing bar sashes. C19 central doorcase with hood on console brackets.
To rear 2 full height curved bays with triple windows, added circa 1807.
Wings 3 window range, parapets, altered. Rainwater head on north side dated 1775,
with initials J A D possibly Dyson, brewers on the site. Head office of Benskin's
Brewery from 1868. Interior mostly altered during C19.
Listing NGR: TQ1140296015
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Source: English Heritage
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