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Mausoleum in North West Corner of Churchyard at Church of St Martin, Preston

Description: Mausoleum in North West Corner of Churchyard at Church of St Martin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162875

OS Grid Reference: TL1783124838
OS Grid Coordinates: 517831, 224838
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9096, -0.2884

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)

8/83 Mausoleum in NW corner
of churchyard at
Church of St. Martin


Mausoleum. Inscribed 'BARRINGTON/WHITE/A1906D' over entrance in E end.
Shelly white limestone ashlar entirely, with stone corbelled steep roof.
Cast bronze doors. A small rectangular building about 4M x 3M and 4M
tall to apex. Entrance in E gable end. Pitched steep roof of 10
weathered stone offsets to about 1M from ground. Chamfered plinth,
corner- and mid-pilaster and 3 large projecting blocks in each of 2 bays
below eaves. Rear plain ashlar with small cross shaped and two
square-within-circle openings high up, heavy portal a narrower
continuation of the roof with grooved and chamfered eaves band. Gable
capped by a small celtic cross largely cut in relief. Recessed surround
to central doorway with truncated pointed head with cross-shaped vent at
top. Moulded battens divide small panels of double doors with circular
bosses at intersections with cross on each. Scale-vents in upper part.

Listing NGR: TL1783124838

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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