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Johnston Monument at Gilston Parish Church at South West Corner of Churchyard, Gilston

Description: Johnston Monument at Gilston Parish Church at South West Corner of Churchyard

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159910

OS Grid Reference: TL4395213512
OS Grid Coordinates: 543952, 213512
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8017, 0.0863

Location: Gilston, Hertfordshire CM20 2RJ

Locality: Gilston
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM20 2RJ

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/35 Johnston Monument at
Gilston Parish Church
- at SW corner of


Monument. 1923, (Gill (1964) No 425). Carved stone crucifixion
group about chest height. Christ carved in relief on tapering
cross with slightly tapered arms. In fine lettercutting on cubic
base-block an inscription in memory of Geoffrey Stewart Johnston
killed in Flanders 1915. Separate tapered, pointed stone to
right hand, has Our Lady carved in relief and inscription to Rose
Alice Johnston d 1907. Similar stone on left hand has St John
and inscription to Reginald Eden Johnston d 1922. An outstanding
monumental group with distinctive relief figure-carving and fine
lettercutting. Part of a group with the medieval parish church.

Listing NGR: TL4395213512

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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