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Latitude: 51.6676 / 51°40'3"N
Longitude: -0.4042 / 0°24'15"W
OS Eastings: 510458
OS Northings: 197739
OS Grid: TQ104977
Mapcode National: GBR 3D.JRZ
Mapcode Global: VHFSL.YB5Z
Entry Name: The Salters' Company, Almshouses
Listing Date: 7 January 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348084
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158139
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17
Electoral Ward/Division: Nascot
Built-Up Area: Watford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Watford St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 19 NW 4/17
The Salters' Co, Almshouses
1863 By T C Sorby. Formal group of red brick and Bath stone Gothic almshouses around 3 sides of a courtyard. Highly picturesque, one and two storeys with plain tile roofs and prominent chimneys. Long main range symmetrical except for centre block. Small cottage range each side. Prominent centre with crow-stepped gable and asymmetrical tower, battlemented with ornamental Gothic bell-opening over a clock over an armorial panel. Big oriel window central to gable with buttress below and damaged canopied niche above. Flanking centre, each side, in sequence, arcaded one storey passage, 2 storey 2 gabled cottage with mullion and transom windows, 2 bay arcaded passage, 2 one storey cottages, projecting, gabled with canted sided bay windows, a further 2 bay arcaded passage and finally a 2 storey, 2 gabled cottage. Side ranges asymmetrical cottages, each gabled and 2 storey at north end and with 2 bay arcade and one storey gabled south end, the treatment similar to main range. Arcade arches depressed and with stone Gothic column between each pair. Some diaper work in blue brick. Built to house 12 females and 8 males.
Listing NGR: TQ1045897739
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