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Church of the Ascension, Abbots Langley

Description: Church of the Ascension

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 158710

OS Grid Reference: TL0986803891
OS Grid Coordinates: 509868, 203891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7230, -0.4108

Location: Sergehill Lane, Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire WD5 0RT

Locality: Abbots Langley
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD5 0RT

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Listing Text

(Northwest side)

3/65 Church of the
9.5.78 Ascension


Parish church. Built in 1880 for £80 given by W.H. Solly. Pre-fabricated
in corrugated iron, walls painted cream on a rendered brick plinth.
Gothic Revival Style. W porch. 4 bay nave. SW tower and steeple. 1 bay
chancel with vestry outshuts. Gabled entrance porch: pointed arched
entrance, cusped finialed bargeboards. W end 2 light Y traceried window
with timber hood mould, wavy finialed bargeboards. Tower has a louvred
trefoil headed lancet to W, splay footed octagonal belfry with trefoil
headed louvred openings. Octagonal spire with elaborate iron finial.
Nave has 4 lancet windows in chamfered timber surrounds to each side.
Chancel E window is 3 lights with intersecting tracery, wavy
bargeboards. Lean-to to N with 2 light window to E and an entrance to W.
Smaller lean-to to S with an entrance to E. Interior: completely wood
panelled. Simple collar truss roof. Around pointed chancel arch and on
wall plates are painted mottos.

Listing NGR: TL0986803891

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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