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Lychgate to Churchyard of Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9089 / 51°54'32"N

Longitude: -0.2878 / 0°17'16"W

OS Eastings: 517876

OS Northings: 224757

OS Grid: TL178247

Mapcode National: GBR H6G.62P

Mapcode Global: VHGNY.Y8QZ

Plus Code: 9C3XWP56+HV

Entry Name: Lychgate to Churchyard of Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162874

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Preston

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Tagged with: Lychgate

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(North side)

8/82 Lych Gate to churchyard
of Church of St. Martin


Lychgate. Circa 1900, presumably by Thomas Carter architect for church
of that date q.v. Oak with steep old red tile roof. A small open
structure with 2 sill-beams, wallplates, and ridge N-S. 2 wide-spaced
chamfered posts to each side set in from corners with convex braces down
to sill beam at corner and 2 cusped curved braces to wallplate from each
post. Longer curved braces from posts support a cambered collar to the
2nd rafter in from each end with a wooden cross as infill. Moulded
bargeboards to each end. Sinkings for gate-fixings on posts nearer road.
Yorkstone threshold on roadside. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL1787624757

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