EPR000481 ENGLAND (1935). Watford Grammar School for Boys, Watford, 1935

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Title [EPR000481] Watford Grammar School for Boys, Watford, 1935
Reference EPR000481
Date 27-March-1935
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Place name WATFORD
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 509792, 196304
Longitude / Latitude -0.41270818038977, 51.654323848358
National Grid Reference TQ098963

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Queen's Avenue at the junction with Hagden Lane and Mildred Avenue.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:59:43 PM
Early 20th century housing along Mildred Avenue.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:57:58 PM
Ribbon development along Rickmansworth Road.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:56:16 PM
The old Shepherd's Cottage in the south-east corner, which was removed 20 years after this photograph was taken.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:55:01 PM
School drive from an entrance on Shepherd's Road, close to the junction with Rickmansworth Road.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:53:27 PM
The front terraced lawns on the south side of the school, which remained unchanged until the construction of further outbuildings after 2000 (Clarendon Music Centre).

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:52:06 PM
A new east wing was added in 1928 to accommodate the growth in numbers to over 600, thus the original 1912 symmetrical design was lost!

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:50:15 PM
The main building, with its neo-Georgian façade, opened in March 1912.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:48:33 PM
The old pavilion at the west end of the school site, which had been the West Herts Golf Clubhouse from 1890 until 1912.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:46:24 PM
The old pavilion at the west end of the site, which was the West Herts Golf Clubhouse from 1890 until the new school opened in March 1912. The wooden pavilion was finally demolished in 1956 to make way for a music and technology block.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:44:48 PM
Station Road awaiting new factory development.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:40:13 PM
The School field, marked out for athletics and cricket in the coming Summer Term.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:39:05 PM
Open air swimming pool in the north-west corner of the Watford Grammar School site, which was built in 1931 following a subscription drive. It has since been filled in to allow the construction of luxury homes on Fullerian Drive.

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:36:05 PM
Watford Metropolitan Station opened in November 1925

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:32:58 PM
Detached 1920s housing on Shepherd's Road

John Swain
Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:32:02 PM
Cassiobury Park Avenue

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Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:31:01 PM
Cassiobury Public Park

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Friday 3rd of May 2019 03:29:16 PM