WATFORD MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1101099

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1952

Statutory Address: WATFORD MUSEUM, 196, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WATFORD MUSEUM, 196, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TQ 11402 96015

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History

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Details

1. 5259 HIGH STREET (south-west side)

No 196 (Watford Museum) TQ 1196 SW 10/67 26.8.52

II GV

2. 1775 large red brick mansion. Three storeys parapet and slate roof. Two storey wings added circa 1807. Centre 5 window range, centre 5 bays breaking forward with pediment over. Bulls-eye window in pediment. Wood dentil cornice. Gauged brick flat heads to windows, glazing bar sashes. C19 central doorcase with hood on console brackets. To rear 2 full height curved bays with triple windows, added circa 1807. Wings 3 window range, parapets, altered. Rainwater head on north side dated 1775, with initials J A D possibly Dyson, brewers on the site. Head office of Benskin's Brewery from 1868. Interior mostly altered during C19.

Listing NGR: TQ1140296015

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 158192

Legacy System: LBS

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