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

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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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
158192
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/13439/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr K W Newland. Source Historic England Archive
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