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Watford Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6531 / 51°39'11"N

Longitude: -0.3955 / 0°23'43"W

OS Eastings: 511093

OS Northings: 196140

OS Grid: TQ110961

Mapcode National: GBR 48.DZ3

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.3Q83

Entry Name: Watford Place

Listing Date: 26 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158199

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18

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 KING STREET

No 27
(Watford Place)
TQ 1196 SW 10/63 26.8.52

II

2.
Large stucco faced house of circa 1797, altered circa 1822. Two storey centre,
one storey wings. Parapets. Slate roofs. Centre originally 3-storeys. Five window
range, square headed windows above, long round headed windows below. Glazing bar
sashes. Cornice, platband between floors and moulded ground floor sill band over
basement. Central 3 bay porch, 4 Ionic columns with entablature. Curving side walls
with round arched openings. Wide steps up. Wings 2 windows each with cornice
carried around from centre block platband. Blank arched basement openings. Garden
front similar, but without porch, basement and ground floor windows set in arched
recesses and simple architrave surrounds applied to 1st floor windows with flat
cornices over.
Inside: central staircase hall with palmette balusters to stair and landing. Coved
ceiling with plaster decoration. Good cornices and fireplaces.


Listing NGR: TQ1109396140

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