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Latitude: 51.9089 / 51°54'32"N
Longitude: -0.2878 / 0°17'16"W
OS Eastings: 517876
OS Northings: 224757
OS Grid: TL178247
Mapcode National: GBR H6G.62P
Mapcode Global: VHGNY.Y8QZ
Entry Name: Lychgate to Churchyard of Church of St Martin
Listing Date: 8 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102461
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162874
Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Preston
Built-Up Area: 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
8/82 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
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