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Wren Monument in St Mary's Churchyard (25 Metres to West South West of East Gate to Churchyard), Braughing

Description: Wren Monument in St Mary's Churchyard (25 Metres to West South West of East Gate to Churchyard)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 161173

OS Grid Reference: TL3967325187
OS Grid Coordinates: 539673, 225187
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9077, 0.0290

Location: 1 The Square, Braughing, Hertfordshire SG11 2QA

Locality: Braughing
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 2QA

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Listing Text

Braughing village
(east side)

9/30 Wren Monument in St Mary's
churchyard (25m to WSW of
- E gate to churchyard)


Memorial cross and enclosure. Circa 1898. Bronze plates,
probably over a wooden armature, oak railed enclosure with
memorial plaque. A slender tapering standing-cross about 2m
high facing W. Repousee decoration in Arts and Crafts style to
front. Buttressed shaft rises from swept square base, with
plinth and corner turrets. Head of cross covered by a deep semi-
cylindrical bronze hood. Low enclosure around of oak posts and
rails with gabled central framed panel on W about lm high, with
repousee inscriptions to Walter Wren 1834-98 and other members of
family. Bronze capping to gabled top of panel.

Listing NGR: TL3967325187

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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