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Old St Lawrence Church, Ayot St Lawrence

Description: Old St Lawrence Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 158265

OS Grid Reference: TL1947616878
OS Grid Coordinates: 519476, 216878
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8377, -0.2673

Location: Hill Farm Lane, Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire AL6 9BU

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

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Listing Text

TL 11 NE AYOT ST LAWRENCE Old St Lawrence Church
(Formerly listed as
Ayot Old Church)


- II*

Derelict Church. C12 nave partly rebuilt C14. C13 N aisle, C14
chancel. Early C15 battlemented tower in 3 stages with canted W
face. Flint faced rubble construction, stone dressings. 2-light
trefoil headed belfry windows. S porch door with moulded stone
arch. Decorated tracery to N windows of N chapel. Decayed C15
tomb chest under the tower with recumbent effigies of a Knight
and Lady. Said to have been partly demolished by Sir Lyonel
Lyde. (Pevsner (1977) ).

Listing NGR: TL1947616878

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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