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Description: Lych Gate at the Entrance to the Churchyard of the Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 22 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134958
OS Grid Reference: SO9021919197
OS Grid Coordinates: 390219, 219197
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8713, -2.1435
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BADGEWORTH BADGEWORTH VILLAGE .
SO 91 NW
4/6 Lych gate at the entrance to the
churchyard of the Church of the
Lych gate with the inscription 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING
MEMORY OF JANE UNWIN WHO DIED AUGUST 1916 / THIS LYCH GATE WAS
ERECTED BY HER SIX CHILDREN'. Timber-framed lych gate with random
squared and dressed stone side walls and stone slate roof. Gable
with decorative curved bracing, image niche with the Madonna and
child and a crocketed canopy set within king post in gable.
Inscription 'HER CHILDREN RISE UP AND CALL HER BLESSED' on the tie-
beam. Wide moulded 4-centred arched entrance with pierced
spandrels; double gates with pierced panelling at the top, cast
iron trellis work and fleur de lys within the open parts; similar
panels either side of the lych gate. Two image niches with
crocketed canopies containing small wooden statuettes of saints;
cusped barge board with a pendant and an upright cross finial.
More ornate pierced barge board to the opposite gable. Musical
stave and the words 'O rest in the lord' carved on the tie-beam
Listing NGR: SO9022119198
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Source: English Heritage
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