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The Salters' Company, Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6676 / 51°40'3"N

Longitude: -0.4042 / 0°24'15"W

OS Eastings: 510458

OS Northings: 197739

OS Grid: TQ104977

Mapcode National: GBR 3D.JRZ

Mapcode Global: VHFSL.YB5Z

Entry Name: The Salters' Company, Almshouses

Listing Date: 7 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158139

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Nascot

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 19 NW 4/17
5259

CHURCH ROAD
The Salters' Co, Almshouses

II

1863 By T C Sorby. Formal group of red brick and Bath stone Gothic almshouses around 3 sides of a courtyard. Highly picturesque, one and two storeys with plain tile roofs and prominent chimneys. Long main range symmetrical except for centre block. Small cottage range each side. Prominent centre with crow-stepped gable and asymmetrical tower, battlemented with ornamental Gothic bell-opening over a clock over an armorial panel. Big oriel window central to gable with buttress below and damaged canopied niche above. Flanking centre, each side, in sequence, arcaded one storey passage, 2 storey 2 gabled cottage with mullion and transom windows, 2 bay arcaded passage, 2 one storey cottages, projecting, gabled with canted sided bay windows, a further 2 bay arcaded passage and finally a 2 storey, 2 gabled cottage. Side ranges asymmetrical cottages, each gabled and 2 storey at north end and with 2 bay arcade and one storey gabled south end, the treatment similar to main range. Arcade arches depressed and with stone Gothic column between each pair. Some diaper work in blue brick. Built to house 12 females and 8 males.


Listing NGR: TQ1045897739

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