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Church of All Saints, Watford

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158198

OS Grid Reference: TL1148200866
OS Grid Coordinates: 511482, 200866
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6955, -0.3884

Location: 53 Horseshoe Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire WD25 7JP

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD25 7JP

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Listing Text


Church of All Saints
TL 10 SW 2/2


1853. Sir G G Scott. Flint and stone decorated Gothic church. Plain tile roofs
with fish-scale bands. Nave, chancel, lean-to aisle, west tower and south porch.
Tower rises from roof, plain, square with coped parapet at ridge level to nave,
narrow shingled bell-stage with gabled bell-openings rising into base of slim
broach spire, also shingled. Two-light windows with trefoil and quatrefoil heads,
larger and more elaborate to chancel, with hood moulds. Angle buttresses with stone
set-offs. Gabled timber south-west porch, tiled, with cusped bargeboards. Above,
2 carved stone roundels, angels carrying scrolls. Two heavy buttresses to west end
with long 2-light window between. Within, 3 bay nave, 2 bay chancel. Round columns
to south arcade. Moulded tower and chancel arches on carved corbels. Open timber
roofs, scissor trussed in chancel, arch-braced collar-truss with crown-post and upper
scissor rafters to nave. Stone pulpit and font circa 1853. Painted wood retable,
C14 Italian style, later C19. Chancel and south aisle glass circa 1853-60, all by
Wailes. Patterned glass west window also circa 1853.

Listing NGR: TL1148200866

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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