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63 and 65 High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6559 / 51°39'21"N

Longitude: -0.3963 / 0°23'46"W

OS Eastings: 511035

OS Northings: 196448

OS Grid: TQ110964

Mapcode National: GBR 48.6SR

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.2MVZ

Entry Name: 63 and 65 High Street

Listing Date: 17 June 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175427

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158173

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

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/04/2014

TQ 1196 SW 10/46

HIGH STREET (North-east side),
Nos 63 and 65

(Formerly listed as Nos 63 and 65 (Lloyd's Bank))



1889 bank building, originally Bucks and Oxon Bank. Tall 3 storey brick and terracotta elevation, now painted, with free Gothic detail. Four bay front with gable over centre 2 bays. Ground floor arcade of 4-centred arches with foliate capped pilasters and ornate moulding to 2 centre bay spandrels. Upper floors divided 1-2-1 with pilaster strips at 1st floor. String courses across. 1st floor windows with stilted concave corner heads and ornate hood moulds. 2nd floor windows with moulded flat heads. Festoon panels below. Pointed arch tympanum over centre pair with decorative carving, linked hood moulds and carved panel in spandrel between. Small lunette above. Gable coped with kneelers and finial, paired console brackets and dentil moulding. Over outer bays parapet, cornice on console brackets and large terminal console brackets. Slate roof and moulded brick end wall chimneys.

Listing NGR: TQ1103596448

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