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Great War Memorial Cross at Haileybury and Imperial Service College on Terrace in Middle of South Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7783 / 51°46'41"N

Longitude: -0.0329 / 0°1'58"W

OS Eastings: 535800

OS Northings: 210675

OS Grid: TL358106

Mapcode National: GBR KBZ.JGQ

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.CKYM

Plus Code: 9C3XQXH8+8R

Entry Name: Great War Memorial Cross at Haileybury and Imperial Service College on Terrace in Middle of South Front

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355850

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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TL 3510 (east side)
Hertford Heath
14/13 Great War Memorial Cross
at Haileybury and Imperial
Service College on terrace in
middle of south front


War memorial. 1923 by Reginald Blomfield. Portland Stone 'Cross
of Sacrifice'. A tall tapering cross with tapering arms and
expanded terminals. Deeply chamfered rectangular section
continued through moulded base of cross, large inscribed drum
with its stepped foot on 2 steps of unequal height and
corresponding plinth bringing it up to the level of the terrace.
All of an elongated octagonal plan parallel with the S range of
the main Quad. On the front (S) a large Damascus sword in bronze
originally gilded. A simple monument on the central axis of the
S front. Included for group value. (Blunt (1966) 22,28).

Listing NGR: TL3580010675

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, 12 January 2017.

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