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Monmouth House

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6585 / 51°39'30"N

Longitude: -0.4001 / 0°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 510764

OS Northings: 196731

OS Grid: TQ107967

Mapcode National: GBR 3F.5SX

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.0KVZ

Entry Name: Monmouth House

Listing Date: 25 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158205

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 St John

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

THE PARADE
7/35 (east side)

Nos 85, 87, 89
91, 93 and 95
(Monmouth House)

The second sentence in part 2 should be amended to read:

'The northern half was entirely rebuilt 1927 by H Colbeck to match the southern half'.

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1.
5259 THE PARADE
(east side)

TQ 1096 NE 7/35 25.11.77 Nos 85,87,89

II 91,93,and 95
(Monmouth House)
2.
Substantial early to mid C17 red brick house built for R Carey, Earl of Monmouth,
died 1639. The northern half was entirely rebuilt 1927 to match the southern half,
which was heavily restored. The rebuilt parts used bricks from Cassiobury House.
Three storey range, 4 coped gables with parapets between. Eight window range to
1st floor, 4-windows to 2nd. Restored casement windows in segment arched openings.
Three light windows to 1st floor and outer 2nd floor openings. Four light in centre
windows. Brick string between 1st and 2nd floors. Modern ground floor.
Two-gabled south end wall with 2 large chimney stacks, part rebuilt. To rear of
this section short C19 wing.
Interior of old section includes much restored C17 oak stair with moulded rail,
turned balusters and square newels. Panelled entrance hall with key blocked arched
surround to entry. Moulded oak fireplace to 2nd floor upper hall. Tie-beam-end-
collar roof trusses with queen struts. Some panelled doors on this floor.

S Castle: Timber-framed buildings in Watford 1977 pp. 24-26.


Listing NGR: TQ1076496731

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