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14 and 16, the Parade, Watford

Description: 14 and 16, the Parade

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158208

OS Grid Reference: TQ1087096558
OS Grid Coordinates: 510870, 196558
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6569, -0.3986

Location: High Street, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 1AY

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD17 1AY

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Listing Text

(west side)

Nos 14 and 16
TQ 1096 NE 7/38


Circa 1500 timber-framed house of 3 bays, extended by one bay over carriage
entrance in late C16. Externally altered. Two storey, stuccoed with plain tile
roof. Three projecting flat-topped, 3-sided windows to 1st floor. Modern ground
floor shop fronts and through carriageway to left. To rear C18 brick range,
2-storey with hipped plain tile roof and windows in segment arched surrounds.
Within, a presumed 2 bay upper hall with chamfered tie-beam and arch braces. Queen
strut truss with collar. Arch wind braces. North end-bay originally 2-storey.
Late C16 south end has Queen strut collar-and-tie-beam truss. Brick chimney stack
with large lintel at 1st floor, demolished above roof level.

S Castle: Timber-framed buildings in Watford 1977 pp. 11-12.

Listing NGR: TQ1087096558

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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