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Lych Gate at St Peter's Church (100 Metres to East North East of Chancel)

A Grade II Listed Building in Benington, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8961 / 51°53'46"N

Longitude: -0.1151 / 0°6'54"W

OS Eastings: 529794

OS Northings: 223630

OS Grid: TL297236

Mapcode National: GBR K9J.1QD

Mapcode Global: VHGP1.YLJS

Entry Name: Lych Gate at St Peter's Church (100 Metres to East North East of Chancel)

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159597

Location: Benington, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Benington

Built-Up Area: Benington

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Benington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)
11/9 Lych gate at
St Peter's Church
- (lOOm to ENE of chancel)


Lych gate. Circa 1919 for Canon Mills rectue in memory of son
and others killed in Great War. Oak timber frame on a knapped
flint waist-high plinth with limestone capping, quoins, and
buttress offsets. Red tile steep roof gabled to front. A
shallow covered gateway with oak boarded double gates, and 2
benches inside. Moulded bargeboards. 2 scissor-braced
principals with ogee braces from corner posts to undersides of
braces. Cusped lozenge-shaped bracing in E gable with raised-
lettered inscription on board with embattled cresting.

Listing NGR: TL2979423630

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