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JOHNSTON MONUMENT AT GILSTON PARISH CHURCH AT SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD

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.

Name: JOHNSTON MONUMENT AT GILSTON PARISH CHURCH AT SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD

List entry Number: 1101277

Location

JOHNSTON MONUMENT AT GILSTON PARISH CHURCH AT SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD, GILSTON LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gilston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159910

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 41 SW GILSTON GILSTON LANE (east side)

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

GV I

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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National Grid Reference: TL 43952 13512

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