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Description: Lych Gate to New Cemetery (Formerly Entrance to Kitchen Garden of Moreton House)
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108649
OS Grid Reference: SY8041789222
OS Grid Coordinates: 380417, 89222
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7023, -2.2787
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SY 88 NW
Lych Gate to new
entrance to kitchen
garden of Moreton
Cemetery lychgate. c1800, rebuilt on new site c1950. Four Ionic columns supporting
a pedimented timber canopy, with moulded entablature. Carved swags in pediment.
Modern stone walls inside this structure contain panels from the Obelisk (Map
Ref.4/187 ) inscribed in English and Latin. These record that the Obelisk was
erected in 1781 by Captain John Houlton in memory of James Frampton.
RCHM Monument 2.
Listing NGR: SY8041789222
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Source: English Heritage
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