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THE OLD STATION HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE OLD STATION HOUSE

List entry Number: 1101109

Location

THE OLD STATION HOUSE, 147A, ST ALBANS ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1979

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158215

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5259 ST ALBANS ROAD

No 147A (The Old Station House) TQ 19 NW 4/19 20.2.79

II

2. 1856-7. The original Watford Station on the first section of the London-Birmingham line. A very modest one storey brick building, slate roofed. Parapet around with cement trim treated as minimal pediment in end gables. Two chimneys each end. Two windows, glazing bar sashes with painted reveals and slightly arched heads. Plain central door with fanlight. Four similar windows to track side. Evidence in different brickwork that 2/3 of entrance side and 1/3 of track side has been rebuilt. A rare survival of the earliest railway age, used by dowager Queen Adelaide when resident at Cassiobury and by Queen Victoria 1843. Replaced as station 1858.

Listing NGR: TQ1082397607

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National Grid Reference: TQ 10823 97607

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