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Former Convent of St Vincent

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.655 / 51°39'18"N

Longitude: -0.3994 / 0°23'57"W

OS Eastings: 510823

OS Northings: 196349

OS Grid: TQ108963

Mapcode National: GBR 48.60X

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.1N7M

Entry Name: Former Convent of St Vincent

Listing Date: 15 September 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158211

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 PERCY ROAD

Former Convent of
St Vincent
TQ 1096 SE 9/41 15.9.82

II GV

2.
1890-2 convent buildings. Purple brick with red brick dressings. Neo-late C17
style. Two storey and attic. Tiled hipped roof with 8 pedimented dormers. Wood
modillion cornice at eaves. Irregularly spaced windows, glazing bar sashes in
gauged brick headed surrounds. Apron panels below 1st floor windows. Projecting
brick angle quoins at outer corners and separating 1st 3 window section from main
9 window block. Brick string between floors. Stuccoed main doorway set to right.
Ionic half-columns and entablature, with small open pedimented niche above contain-
ing statue. Later chapel to rear, purple brick, Perpendicular style.


Listing NGR: TQ1082396349

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