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Description: Watford Place
Date Listed: 26 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 158199
OS Grid Reference: TQ1109396140
OS Grid Coordinates: 511093, 196140
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6531, -0.3955
5259 KING STREET
TQ 1196 SW 10/63 26.8.52
Large stucco faced house of circa 1797, altered circa 1822. Two storey centre,
one storey wings. Parapets. Slate roofs. Centre originally 3-storeys. Five window
range, square headed windows above, long round headed windows below. Glazing bar
sashes. Cornice, platband between floors and moulded ground floor sill band over
basement. Central 3 bay porch, 4 Ionic columns with entablature. Curving side walls
with round arched openings. Wide steps up. Wings 2 windows each with cornice
carried around from centre block platband. Blank arched basement openings. Garden
front similar, but without porch, basement and ground floor windows set in arched
recesses and simple architrave surrounds applied to 1st floor windows with flat
Inside: central staircase hall with palmette balusters to stair and landing. Coved
ceiling with plaster decoration. Good cornices and fireplaces.
Listing NGR: TQ1109396140
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Source: English Heritage
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