This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158192
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17
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
5259 HIGH STREET
TQ 1196 SW 10/67 26.8.52
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings