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The Old Station House, Watford

Description: The Old Station House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 158215

OS Grid Reference: TQ1082397607
OS Grid Coordinates: 510823, 197607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6663, -0.3990

Location: St Albans Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD2 5BB

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD2 5BB

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Listing Text


No 147A
(The Old Station
TQ 19 NW 4/19 20.2.79


1856-7. The original Watford Station on the first section of the London-Birmingham
line. A very modest one storey brick building, slate roofed. Parapet around with
cement trim treated as minimal pediment in end gables. Two chimneys each end. Two
windows, glazing bar sashes with painted reveals and slightly arched heads. Plain
central door with fanlight. Four similar windows to track side.
Evidence in different brickwork that 2/3 of entrance side and 1/3 of track side has been
A rare survival of the earliest railway age, used by dowager Queen Adelaide when
resident at Cassiobury and by Queen Victoria 1843. Replaced as station 1858.

Listing NGR: TQ1082397607

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Source: English Heritage

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