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Church of the Ascension

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.723 / 51°43'22"N

Longitude: -0.4108 / 0°24'38"W

OS Eastings: 509868

OS Northings: 203891

OS Grid: TL098038

Mapcode National: GBR G72.YS3

Mapcode Global: VHFS6.TYPJ

Entry Name: Church of the Ascension

Listing Date: 9 May 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158710

Location: Abbots Langley, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD5

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

Civil Parish: Abbots Langley

Built-Up Area: Bedmond

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abbots Langley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 00 SE ABBOTS LANGLEY SERGEHILL LANE
(Northwest side)
Bedmond

3/65 Church of the
9.5.78 Ascension

II


Parish church. Built in 1880 for £80 given by W.H. Solly. Pre-fabricated
in corrugated iron, walls painted cream on a rendered brick plinth.
Gothic Revival Style. W porch. 4 bay nave. SW tower and steeple. 1 bay
chancel with vestry outshuts. Gabled entrance porch: pointed arched
entrance, cusped finialed bargeboards. W end 2 light Y traceried window
with timber hood mould, wavy finialed bargeboards. Tower has a louvred
trefoil headed lancet to W, splay footed octagonal belfry with trefoil
headed louvred openings. Octagonal spire with elaborate iron finial.
Nave has 4 lancet windows in chamfered timber surrounds to each side.
Chancel E window is 3 lights with intersecting tracery, wavy
bargeboards. Lean-to to N with 2 light window to E and an entrance to W.
Smaller lean-to to S with an entrance to E. Interior: completely wood
panelled. Simple collar truss roof. Around pointed chancel arch and on
wall plates are painted mottos.


Listing NGR: TL0986803891

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