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Obelisk, at Haileybury and Imperial Service College 40 Metres North of South Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.778 / 51°46'40"N

Longitude: -0.0365 / 0°2'11"W

OS Eastings: 535552

OS Northings: 210634

OS Grid: TL355106

Mapcode National: GBR KBZ.HL3

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.BK1W

Entry Name: Obelisk, at Haileybury and Imperial Service College 40 Metres North of South Lodge

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355853

Location: Hertford Heath, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford Heath

Built-Up Area: Hertford Heath

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Amwell with St Margaret's

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

GREAT AMWELL LONDON ROAD
TL 3510 (east side)

Hertford Heath
14/16 Obelisk,
at Haileybury and Imperial
Service College 40 metres
24.1.67 north of South Lodge

GV II

South African (Boer) War Memorial Obelisk, 1903 by Reginald
Blomfield. Portland stone with applied bronze decorations.
Raised on 6 circular stone steps surrounded by 12 moulded stone
bollards with bronze collars and chains between. A tall stone
obelisk with ball finial raised on a high carved stone base in
the Baroque manner with concave curved sides wreathed corner
scrolls with helmeted heads, scrolled and wreathed cartouches
with winged putti and bellied bronze shields with raised
inscriptions. Bronze battle honours on labels on each face of
obelisk, applied inscription and 8 ball supports with swags at
its junction with the Baroque base, which itself has 4 ribboned
wreaths in bronze around its base. In memory of Haileyburians
who died in the South African war 1899 - 1902. Set on main axis
of entrance front. (Blunt (1966) 19,28).


Listing NGR: TL3555210634


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 30 January 2018.

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