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Harold House, Waltham Cross

Description: Harold House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 157346

OS Grid Reference: TL3605900236
OS Grid Coordinates: 536059, 200236
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6844, -0.0333

Location: High Street, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN8 7AF

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
Waltham Cross
No 73
(Harold House)
TL 30SE : 5/16 11.6.54


1757. Brown brick, painted stone dressings, mansard old tile
roof. Basement, 2 storeys and attics. Slight central pedimented
projection. 1:3:1 sash windows in moulded frames with guaged
brick lintels. Basement casements, continuous 1st floor sill,
moulded cornice, parapet with balustrades in front of box
dormers. Circular lunette in pediment surmounted by cartouche
carrying date plaque. Steps and bridge up to 4-fielded, 2-flush
panelled door in reveal with rectangular fanlight. Surround of
Roman Ionic three-quarter columns, pulvinated frieze, modillioned
cornice and pediment. Rear elevation has 6/6-pane sash windows,
most with original glazing bars. Most interior detail remains:
modillioned and pilastered entrance corridor opening to dog-leg
staircase, which has pairs of moulded balusters to each steo and
scrolls on sides of risors;N and S front rooms with rococo-
carved wooden fireplace surrounds and overmantels. Bridge to
front door has wrought iron, chinoiserie pattern side railings.
Scrolled front gate with side panels and overthrow, three steps
with curved hand rail and attached footscrapes. 1982 front
spiked side railings.

Listing NGR: TL3605900236

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

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