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Lych Gate to New Cemetery (Formerly Entrance to Kitchen Garden of Moreton House), Moreton

Description: Lych Gate to New Cemetery (Formerly Entrance to Kitchen Garden of Moreton House)

Grade: II
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

Location: Hurst Road, Moreton, Dorset DT2 8RQ

Locality: Moreton
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8RQ

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Listing Text

SY 88 NW
Lych Gate to new
Cemetery. (Formerly
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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