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Bradby Hall, Gymnasium and Workshops at Haileybury and Service College 90 Metres East of Quad

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7788 / 51°46'43"N

Longitude: -0.031 / 0°1'51"W

OS Eastings: 535930

OS Northings: 210735

OS Grid: TL359107

Mapcode National: GBR KBZ.JYW

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.DKY7

Plus Code: 9C3XQXH9+GH

Entry Name: Bradby Hall, Gymnasium and Workshops at Haileybury and Service College 90 Metres East of Quad

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355860

Location: Hertford Heath, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: 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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Description

GREAT AMWELL LONDON ROAD
TL 3510 (east side)
Hertford Heath
14/24 Bradby Hall, Gymnasium and
workshops at Haileybury
andImperial Service
24.1.67 College 90 metres east of Quad

GV II

School buildings. 1887-8 by Reginald Blomfield. The hall named
after the celebrated Dr Bradby, Head Master for 15 years up to
1883. Red brick with stone dressings and steep red tiled gabled
roofs. A tall two and a half storeys rectangular block with
entrance up 7 steps in W gable end. Lower 2 storeys block as
cross-wing at E end. Tall single storey gymnasium block attached
at E. 7-bay hall-block in elaborate Dutch renaissance style with
tall 2-storeys octagonal cupola at centre of roof. Sides have
buttresses with moulded offsets rising to a brick cornice and
central 5-panels carried up as a range of dormer windows.
Mullioned and transomed wooden windows. Large moulded stucco
panels with inscriptions at upper floor level. Entrance by round
arched opening under large stone balcony. Gabled parapet with
stone balls and pilasters flanking upper round arched windows.
Fine timberframed 1st floor hall with arcaded galleries and open
timber roof in Jacobean style, approached by similar staircase.
Simpler gym block with tall octagonal louvred cupola with ogee
lead cap. 5 3-light windows set high on N front entrance under
central window. Moulded plinth and band at sill level, and full
entablature in rubbed red brick. Steep hipped tile slopes to
edges of wide-span square roof. Pedimented hood on moulded
brackets to 3-panel double doors. Lower block with rounded gable
and 3-windows linking Bradby Hall on W. 2 tall round arches in
screen on E linking to laundry yard (Blunt (1966) 18, 19, 28).


Listing NGR: TL3593010735

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