MONMOUTH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1348115
Date first listed:
25-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
MONMOUTH HOUSE, 85, 87, 89 91, 93 AND 95, THE PARADE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONMOUTH HOUSE, 85, 87, 89 91, 93 AND 95, THE PARADE

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 10764 96731

Details

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'.

------------------------------------ 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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
158205
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Castle, S , Timber Framed Buildings in Watford, (1977), 24-26

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: 09 Jan 2004
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