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Lych Gate at St Peter's Church (100 Metres to East North East of Chancel), Benington

Description: Lych Gate at St Peter's Church (100 Metres to East North East of Chancel)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159597

OS Grid Reference: TL2979423630
OS Grid Coordinates: 529794, 223630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8961, -0.1151

Location: 5 Church Green, Benington, Hertfordshire SG2 7LH

Locality: Benington
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7LH

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Listing Text

(north side)
11/9 Lych gate at
St Peter's Church
- (lOOm to ENE of chancel)


Lych gate. Circa 1919 for Canon Mills rectue in memory of son
and others killed in Great War. Oak timber frame on a knapped
flint waist-high plinth with limestone capping, quoins, and
buttress offsets. Red tile steep roof gabled to front. A
shallow covered gateway with oak boarded double gates, and 2
benches inside. Moulded bargeboards. 2 scissor-braced
principals with ogee braces from corner posts to undersides of
braces. Cusped lozenge-shaped bracing in E gable with raised-
lettered inscription on board with embattled cresting.

Listing NGR: TL2979423630

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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