Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Waltham Cross

Waltham Cross, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Cheshunt par., Herts, in SE. of co., on S. side and wholly in town of Cheshunt, pop. 3391; P.O., T.O.; takes its name from a "Queen Eleanor's cross" of Edward I., restored in 1833; the sta. serves for the town of Waltham Abbey (in Essex), 1 mile E.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "ecclesiastical district and railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Cheshunt AP/CP       Hertfordshire AncC
Place: Waltham Cross

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