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Lychgate to Churchyard of Church of St Martin, Preston

Description: Lychgate to Churchyard of Church of St Martin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162874

OS Grid Reference: TL1787624757
OS Grid Coordinates: 517876, 224757
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9089, -0.2878

Location: Church Lane, Preston, Hertfordshire SG4 7TR

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7TR

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Listing Text

(North side)

8/82 Lych Gate to churchyard
of Church of St. Martin


Lychgate. Circa 1900, presumably by Thomas Carter architect for church
of that date q.v. Oak with steep old red tile roof. A small open
structure with 2 sill-beams, wallplates, and ridge N-S. 2 wide-spaced
chamfered posts to each side set in from corners with convex braces down
to sill beam at corner and 2 cusped curved braces to wallplate from each
post. Longer curved braces from posts support a cambered collar to the
2nd rafter in from each end with a wooden cross as infill. Moulded
bargeboards to each end. Sinkings for gate-fixings on posts nearer road.
Yorkstone threshold on roadside. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL1787624757

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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