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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063706
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355853
Location: Hertford Heath, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13
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
GREAT AMWELL LONDON ROAD
TL 3510 (east side)
at Haileybury and Imperial
Service College 40 metres
24.1.67 north of South Lodge
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.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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