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Lychgate to Churchyard of Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162874

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Preston

Built-Up Area: Preston (North Hertfordshire)

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 1724 PRESTON CHURCH LANE
(North side)

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

GV II

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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