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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1101088



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ayot St. Lawrence

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Dec-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158265

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TL 11 NE AYOT ST LAWRENCE Old St Lawrence Church (Formerly listed as Ayot Old Church) 1/5


- 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TL 19476 16878


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