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137, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6539 / 51°39'14"N

Longitude: -0.3931 / 0°23'35"W

OS Eastings: 511258

OS Northings: 196236

OS Grid: TQ112962

Mapcode National: GBR 48.FKR

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.4PJG

Entry Name: 137, High Street

Listing Date: 7 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158178

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
(north-east side)

No 137
TQ 1196 SW 10/55

II GV

2.
Early C18 painted brick house, rebuilding of part of C17 timber-framed house, the rest
of which survives to the rear and in No 139. Front range 2-storey with hipped plain
tile roof. Three window range to 1st floor, blank centre, exposed box sashes to sides.
Gauged brick flat headed surrounds. Centre window head has serpentine curves incised
into leading edge of bricks. Moulded wood box cornice. Ground floor modern. Early
C17 rear range, rendered with one sash. Inside were fireplace and painted armorial
panel dated 1614, now in St Albans and Watford Museums respectively. Some further
C17 painted floral decoration survives. C17 staircase to attic.

S Castle: Timber-framed buildings in Watford 1977 PP 20 and 22.


Listing NGR: TQ1125896237

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