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Administration Block at Shrodell's Wing, Watford General Hospital, Watford

Description: Administration Block at Shrodell's Wing, Watford General Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 158218

OS Grid Reference: TQ1055595768
OS Grid Coordinates: 510555, 195768
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6498, -0.4034

Location: Vicarage Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD18 7RB

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD18 7RB

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Listing Text


block at
Shrodell's Wing,
Watford General Hospital
TQ 19 NW 4/73 15.9.82


1838 and later former Watford Union Workhouse. Low front range demolished 1950
leaving open courtyard plan. Brick ranged, part 2½, part 2-storeys. Slate roofs,
hipped on taller blocks. 2 storey centre and square pavilions at end of main
range and on road front ends of wings. Connecting ranges of main front and side wings
2-storey only. Centre block and end pavilions have stucco sill bands. Centre,
5 window range, square wood ventilating turret on ridge. Centre 3 bays project
slightly. Glazing bar sashes to 1st and ground floors, in gauged brick flat headed
surrounds. Above, 3 small arched windows set together in centre. Six pane windows
to outer bays. Added later porch, brick with pediment on pilasters.
Road front pavilions have been altered. Originally triple sash to courtyard and
blank triple window to road on 1st floor and blank triple arcade to attic on road
front. Two storey connecting wings plainer with ground floor sashes and upper
casements. Some alterations including 2 ground floor 3-sided bay windows to left.

Listing NGR: TQ1055595768

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Source: English Heritage

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