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New Saint Lawrence Church, Ayot St Lawrence

Description: New Saint Lawrence Church

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 158263

OS Grid Reference: TL1917116895
OS Grid Coordinates: 519171, 216895
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8380, -0.2717

Location: Bibbs Hall Lane, Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire AL6 9BZ

Locality: Ayot St Lawrence
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL6 9BZ

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Listing Text

TL 11 NE AYOT ST LAWRENCE (west side)

1/3 New Saint Lawrence Church
(Formerly listed as
Church of St Lawrence)

- I

Church. 1778 by Nicholas Revett for Sir Lyonel Lyde. Grecian
Revival. Painted stucco on red brick. Portland stone stylobate
and dressings. Tetrastyle Doric order temple front, linked to
small square open-pedimented pavilions by screens with 2-column
openings. Large and small columns with revealed fluting at tops
and bottoms of shafts. Square coffered portico ceiling and large
door surround with pilasters in antis enclosing smaller surround
and 8-panel double doors. Greek-cross plan interior with
continuous pilasters below windows, breaking to Ionic screen at W
vestibule. 9-panel coffered nave ceiling. E end has coffered
semidome and square recesses. Original organ in S transept.
Font in portico and funerary urns in pavilions. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL1917116895

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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