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New Saint Lawrence Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.838 / 51°50'16"N

Longitude: -0.2717 / 0°16'18"W

OS Eastings: 519171

OS Northings: 216895

OS Grid: TL191168

Mapcode National: GBR H77.Q43

Mapcode Global: VHGPC.72QB

Entry Name: New Saint Lawrence Church

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 9 December 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158263

Location: Ayot St. Lawrence, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: Ayot St Lawrence

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ayot St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 11 NE AYOT ST LAWRENCE (west side)

1/3 New Saint Lawrence Church
(Formerly listed as
Church of St Lawrence)
24.1.67

- I


Church. 1778 by Nicholas Revett for Sir Lyonel Lyde. Grecian
Revival. Painted stucco on red brick. Portland stone stylobate
and dressings. Tetrastyle Doric order temple front, linked to
small square open-pedimented pavilions by screens with 2-column
openings. Large and small columns with revealed fluting at tops
and bottoms of shafts. Square coffered portico ceiling and large
door surround with pilasters in antis enclosing smaller surround
and 8-panel double doors. Greek-cross plan interior with
continuous pilasters below windows, breaking to Ionic screen at W
vestibule. 9-panel coffered nave ceiling. E end has coffered
semidome and square recesses. Original organ in S transept.
Font in portico and funerary urns in pavilions. (Pevsner (1977)).


Listing NGR: TL1917116895

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