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Johnston Monument at Gilston Parish Church at South West Corner of Churchyard

A Grade I Listed Building in Gilston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8017 / 51°48'6"N

Longitude: 0.0863 / 0°5'10"E

OS Eastings: 543952

OS Northings: 213512

OS Grid: TL439135

Mapcode National: GBR LD2.YG5

Mapcode Global: VHHM0.GZ05

Entry Name: Johnston Monument at Gilston Parish Church at South West Corner of Churchyard

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159910

Location: Gilston, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM20

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Gilston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Gilston with Eastwick

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/35 Johnston Monument at
Gilston Parish Church
- at SW corner of


Monument. 1923, (Gill (1964) No 425). Carved stone crucifixion
group about chest height. Christ carved in relief on tapering
cross with slightly tapered arms. In fine lettercutting on cubic
base-block an inscription in memory of Geoffrey Stewart Johnston
killed in Flanders 1915. Separate tapered, pointed stone to
right hand, has Our Lady carved in relief and inscription to Rose
Alice Johnston d 1907. Similar stone on left hand has St John
and inscription to Reginald Eden Johnston d 1922. An outstanding
monumental group with distinctive relief figure-carving and fine
lettercutting. Part of a group with the medieval parish church.

Listing NGR: TL4395213512

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