British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Christ Church Waltham Cross, Waltham Cross

Description: Christ Church Waltham Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 157342

OS Grid Reference: TL3600201098
OS Grid Coordinates: 536002, 201098
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6922, -0.0337

Locality: Waltham Cross
Local Authority: Broxbourne Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN8 7AY

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(east side)
Waltham Cross
Christ Church
Waltham Cross
TL 30SE: 5/7
TL 3502: 12/7


Christ Church formerly Holy Trinity now shared by Methodist Church and Church of
England. 1831-2 by E Blore. E parts remodelled 1914 by Ayres, porch added 1934.
Yellow stock brick, stone dressings, slate roof. Plain version of Perpendicular.
Symmetrical W front is 3 bays with taller gabled centre and 2 octagonal turrets
with stone finials. 3-light arched window and early C20 belfry. Single-light,
transomed side lancets. Stepped clasp buttresses. Stone capped plinth. Side
elevations with crenellated parapets and 2-light windows divided by transoms.
Continuous hood mould and sill course. Interior has undivided nave with open
trussed roof. E end in plaster with stone dressings. 2 moulded chancel arches
without imposts. Narrow aisles with vaulted arches at right angles. Traceried
stone front on S side of nave and traceried wooden octagonal pulpit on N side.
(Pevsner (1977) ).

Listing NGR: TL3600201098

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.