History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

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

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

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

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

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

Find accommodation in
Ware

Listing Text

GREAT AMWELL LONDON ROAD
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

GV II

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.

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.