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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MAIN BLOCK AT WATFORD CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL

List Entry Number: 1295344

Location

MAIN BLOCK AT WATFORD CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL, DERBY ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire
District: Watford
District Type: District Authority
Parish: 

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.


Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158158


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5259 DERBY ROAD (north side)

Main block at Watford Central Primary School TQ 1196 SW 10/75

II

2. 1884 brick board school. Central 2-storey main block with steep hipped slate roof, bargeboarded gablets and central timber and copper fleche. Cable to centre front. Five window range. Moulded brickwork to eaves and gable, long corbels and moulded brick cornices between. Windows mostly plate glass casements with fixed top-lights with glazing bars. Cambered window heads with fluted keystones. Broad band of pressed brick decoration between floors with Higher Elementary Schools incised. Buttresses between windows with stone set-offs, narrow string over at springing level of upper window heads. Central 1st floor window flat-headed with stone tympanum over in Gothic moulded brick arch rising into gable. Moulded brick Gothic central doorway with deep-set door. To each side one storey wings, 3 windows to west, 4 windows to east with triple windows under stone lintels. Outer sections gabled with moulded Gothic arch over windows and small Gothic lunette above lintel, over central light.

Listing NGR: TQ1134596450


Selected Sources

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Map

National Grid Reference: TQ 11345 96450


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