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Wren Monument in St Mary's Churchyard (25 Metres to West South West of East Gate to Churchyard)

A Grade II Listed Building in Braughing, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9077 / 51°54'27"N

Longitude: 0.029 / 0°1'44"E

OS Eastings: 539673

OS Northings: 225187

OS Grid: TL396251

Mapcode National: GBR LBV.859

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.G96W

Entry Name: Wren Monument in St Mary's Churchyard (25 Metres to West South West of East Gate to Churchyard)

Listing Date: 24 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161173

Location: Braughing, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Braughing

Built-Up Area: Braughing

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Braughing

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Braughing village
(east side)

9/30 Wren Monument in St Mary's
churchyard (25m to WSW of
- E gate to churchyard)


Memorial cross and enclosure. Circa 1898. Bronze plates,
probably over a wooden armature, oak railed enclosure with
memorial plaque. A slender tapering standing-cross about 2m
high facing W. Repousee decoration in Arts and Crafts style to
front. Buttressed shaft rises from swept square base, with
plinth and corner turrets. Head of cross covered by a deep semi-
cylindrical bronze hood. Low enclosure around of oak posts and
rails with gabled central framed panel on W about lm high, with
repousee inscriptions to Walter Wren 1834-98 and other members of
family. Bronze capping to gabled top of panel.

Listing NGR: TL3967325187

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