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Former Convent of St Vincent, Watford

Description: Former Convent of St Vincent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 158211

OS Grid Reference: TQ1082396349
OS Grid Coordinates: 510823, 196349
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6550, -0.3994

Location: Percy Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 7BA

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 7BA

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Listing Text


Former Convent of
St Vincent
TQ 1096 SE 9/41 15.9.82


1890-2 convent buildings. Purple brick with red brick dressings. Neo-late C17
style. Two storey and attic. Tiled hipped roof with 8 pedimented dormers. Wood
modillion cornice at eaves. Irregularly spaced windows, glazing bar sashes in
gauged brick headed surrounds. Apron panels below 1st floor windows. Projecting
brick angle quoins at outer corners and separating 1st 3 window section from main
9 window block. Brick string between floors. Stuccoed main doorway set to right.
Ionic half-columns and entablature, with small open pedimented niche above contain-
ing statue. Later chapel to rear, purple brick, Perpendicular style.

Listing NGR: TQ1082396349

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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