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Old St Lawrence Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8377 / 51°50'15"N

Longitude: -0.2673 / 0°16'2"W

OS Eastings: 519476

OS Northings: 216878

OS Grid: TL194168

Mapcode National: GBR H77.R7H

Mapcode Global: VHGPC.B21J

Entry Name: Old St Lawrence Church

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 9 December 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158265

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 Old St Lawrence Church
(Formerly listed as
Ayot Old Church)


- II*

Derelict Church. C12 nave partly rebuilt C14. C13 N aisle, C14
chancel. Early C15 battlemented tower in 3 stages with canted W
face. Flint faced rubble construction, stone dressings. 2-light
trefoil headed belfry windows. S porch door with moulded stone
arch. Decorated tracery to N windows of N chapel. Decayed C15
tomb chest under the tower with recumbent effigies of a Knight
and Lady. Said to have been partly demolished by Sir Lyonel
Lyde. (Pevsner (1977) ).

Listing NGR: TL1947616878

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