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Latitude: 51.9096 / 51°54'34"N
Longitude: -0.2884 / 0°17'18"W
OS Eastings: 517831
OS Northings: 224838
OS Grid: TL178248
Mapcode National: GBR H6F.CVK
Mapcode Global: VHGNY.Y8CF
Entry Name: Mausoleum in North West Corner of Churchyard at Church of St Martin
Listing Date: 8 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102420
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162875
Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Preston
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 1724 PRESTON CHURCH LANE
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
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