BRADBY HALL, GYMNASIUM AND WORKSHOPS AT HAILEYBURY AND SERVICE COLLEGE 90 METRES EAST OF QUAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356192
Date first listed:
24-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
BRADBY HALL, GYMNASIUM AND WORKSHOPS AT HAILEYBURY AND SERVICE COLLEGE 90 METRES EAST OF QUAD, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRADBY HALL, GYMNASIUM AND WORKSHOPS AT HAILEYBURY AND SERVICE COLLEGE 90 METRES EAST OF QUAD, LONDON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hertford Heath
National Grid Reference:
TL 35930 10735

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
355860
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Blunt, W J W, The Haileybury Buildings, (1966), 5+12+28

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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