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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348106
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158263
Location: Ayot St. Lawrence, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6
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
TL 11 NE AYOT ST LAWRENCE (west side)
1/3 New Saint Lawrence Church
(Formerly listed as
Church of St Lawrence)
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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