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Watford Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6519 / 51°39'6"N

Longitude: -0.3911 / 0°23'27"W

OS Eastings: 511402

OS Northings: 196015

OS Grid: TQ114960

Mapcode National: GBR 48.G34

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.5RL0

Entry Name: Watford Museum

Listing Date: 26 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158192

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
5259 HIGH STREET
(south-west side)

No 196
(Watford Museum)
TQ 1196 SW 10/67 26.8.52

II GV

2.
1775 large red brick mansion. Three storeys parapet and slate roof. Two storey wings
added circa 1807. Centre 5 window range, centre 5 bays breaking forward with pediment
over. Bulls-eye window in pediment. Wood dentil cornice. Gauged brick flat heads
to windows, glazing bar sashes. C19 central doorcase with hood on console brackets.
To rear 2 full height curved bays with triple windows, added circa 1807.
Wings 3 window range, parapets, altered. Rainwater head on north side dated 1775,
with initials J A D possibly Dyson, brewers on the site. Head office of Benskin's
Brewery from 1868. Interior mostly altered during C19.


Listing NGR: TQ1140296015

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