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Harold House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6844 / 51°41'3"N

Longitude: -0.0333 / 0°1'59"W

OS Eastings: 536059

OS Northings: 200236

OS Grid: TL360002

Mapcode National: GBR JS.G9B

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.CXSM

Entry Name: Harold House

Listing Date: 11 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157346

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN8

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Town: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Waltham Cross

Built-Up Area: Waltham Cross

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Waltham Cross Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)
Waltham Cross
No 73
(Harold House)
TL 30SE : 5/16 11.6.54


1757. Brown brick, painted stone dressings, mansard old tile
roof. Basement, 2 storeys and attics. Slight central pedimented
projection. 1:3:1 sash windows in moulded frames with guaged
brick lintels. Basement casements, continuous 1st floor sill,
moulded cornice, parapet with balustrades in front of box
dormers. Circular lunette in pediment surmounted by cartouche
carrying date plaque. Steps and bridge up to 4-fielded, 2-flush
panelled door in reveal with rectangular fanlight. Surround of
Roman Ionic three-quarter columns, pulvinated frieze, modillioned
cornice and pediment. Rear elevation has 6/6-pane sash windows,
most with original glazing bars. Most interior detail remains:
modillioned and pilastered entrance corridor opening to dog-leg
staircase, which has pairs of moulded balusters to each steo and
scrolls on sides of risors;N and S front rooms with rococo-
carved wooden fireplace surrounds and overmantels. Bridge to
front door has wrought iron, chinoiserie pattern side railings.
Scrolled front gate with side panels and overthrow, three steps
with curved hand rail and attached footscrapes. 1982 front
spiked side railings.

Listing NGR: TL3605900236

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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