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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.656 / 51°39'21"N

Longitude: -0.3973 / 0°23'50"W

OS Eastings: 510962

OS Northings: 196463

OS Grid: TQ109964

Mapcode National: GBR 48.6HX

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.2M9V

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 4 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158185

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
(south-west side)

No 58
(National Westminster
Bank)
TQ 1096 SE 9/40 4.3.74

II

2.
Circa 1830-40 stuccoed building, 2-storey with raised parapet. Slate roof. L plan.
Front range 3 bays with heavily moulded detail. Angle piers, frieze and cornice.
Parapet with corner blocks and panelled centre block. 1st floor windows in projecting
flat-headed architrave surrounds. Sill brackets. Ground floor windows with heavy
neo-Grec surrounds. Former central door in pilastered surround with entablature.
Side elevation of gable end and further 2 bay range. Pilasters and entablature
carried around with moulded pedimental feature with framed panel in gable. Stuccoed
chimney above. Two bay range has 1st floor windows identical to front range,
divided by pilasters. Ground floor paired windows in each bay, in architrave surrounds
with flat hoods on brackets, keystones and panelled aprons. In gable end door paired
with a window, similarly treated.


Listing NGR: TQ1096296463

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