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Albans (Girl's Hall of Residence), at Haileybury and Imperial Service College

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7799 / 51°46'47"N

Longitude: -0.0357 / 0°2'8"W

OS Eastings: 535603

OS Northings: 210846

OS Grid: TL356108

Mapcode National: GBR KBZ.9T3

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.BJGD

Entry Name: Albans (Girl's Hall of Residence), at Haileybury and Imperial Service College

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355823

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 COLLEGE ROAD
TL 3510 (south side)

Hertford Heath
14/9 Albans (girls' hall of
residence), at Haileybury
and Imperial Service
College

GV II

Sanitorium, now a hall of residence. 1867, E wing 1894. A large
3-storeys polychrome Venetian Gothic building with hipped slate
roofs, facing S. Symmetrical front with broad projecting wings
and more elaborate projecting centre with 1-storey parapeted
porch on front. Large square louvred cupola on top with gilded
vane. Red brick walls with regular bands of dark brick. Offset
plinth and moulded eaves band carried on stone corbels. Stone
string courses at cill level on each floor and impost level to
top floor. Paired lancets with Venetian arches with drip band
and some voussoirs in dark brick. Recessed sash windows round
headed on 2 upper floors but with roll-moulded lintel and
herringbone brick tympanum on ground floor. Central projection
has reserved corners with angle-stone at top: carved stone string
to 1st floor at impost level, stone shafts with annulet, carved
base and foliate capital in 3-light top window: and crocketed
arched entrance with mosaic tympanum, carved brick arch with
stone drip and imposts and nooks shafts. Doorway blocked as
window. Later E wing in similar polychrome treatment without
moulded stonework and with 3 grouped windows to each floor of
projection. An impressive and elaborate Victorian school
sanitorium.


Listing NGR: TL3560310846

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

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