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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1101277

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

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

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Location

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

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Gilston

National Grid Reference: TL 43952 13512

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 159910

Legacy System: LBS

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