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Administration Block at Shrodell's Wing, Watford General Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6498 / 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

Plus Code: 9C3XJHXW+WJ

Entry Name: Administration Block at Shrodell's Wing, Watford General Hospital

Listing Date: 15 September 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158218

ID on this website: 101175830

Location: West Watford, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Vicarage

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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block at
Shrodell's Wing,
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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