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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
Entry Name: Great War Memorial Cross at Haileybury and Imperial Service College on Terrace in Middle of South Front
Listing Date: 30 September 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1359646
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355850
Location: Hertford Heath, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13
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
GREAT AMWELL LONDON ROAD
TL 3510 (east side)
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
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