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Latitude: 51.6499 / 51°38'59"N
Longitude: -0.4034 / 0°24'12"W
OS Eastings: 510555
OS Northings: 195768
OS Grid: TQ105957
Mapcode National: GBR 3F.QZ5
Mapcode Global: VHFSL.YSLL
Entry Name: Administration Block at Shrodell's Wing, Watford General Hospital
Listing Date: 15 September 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175830
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158218
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18
Electoral Ward/Division: Vicarage
Built-Up Area: Watford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Watford
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5259 VICARAGE ROAD
Watford General Hospital
TQ 19 NW 4/73 15.9.82
1838 and later former Watford Union Workhouse. Low front range demolished 1950
leaving open courtyard plan. Brick ranged, part 2½, part 2-storeys. Slate roofs,
hipped on taller blocks. 2 storey centre and square pavilions at end of main
range and on road front ends of wings. Connecting ranges of main front and side wings
2-storey only. Centre block and end pavilions have stucco sill bands. Centre,
5 window range, square wood ventilating turret on ridge. Centre 3 bays project
slightly. Glazing bar sashes to 1st and ground floors, in gauged brick flat headed
surrounds. Above, 3 small arched windows set together in centre. Six pane windows
to outer bays. Added later porch, brick with pediment on pilasters.
Road front pavilions have been altered. Originally triple sash to courtyard and
blank triple window to road on 1st floor and blank triple arcade to attic on road
front. Two storey connecting wings plainer with ground floor sashes and upper
casements. Some alterations including 2 ground floor 3-sided bay windows to left.
Listing NGR: TQ1055595768
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