Ayot St. Lawrence is a small village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, between Harpenden and Welwyn. "Ayot" is a common prefix for a settlement in the area, other examples are Ayot St. Peter and the hamlet of Ayot Green.
George Bernard Shaw, the dramatist and critic, lived in the village, at Shaw's Corner, from 1906 until his death in 1950; his ashes are scattered there. The house is open to the public as a National Trust property.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Ayot St. Lawrence.