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Lychgate, North Gate, West Gate and Walls at Churchyard of St Mary, Ashwell

Description: Lychgate, North Gate, West Gate and Walls at Churchyard of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 186575

OS Grid Reference: SK8659313761
OS Grid Coordinates: 486593, 313761
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7146, -0.7196

Location: Cottesmore Road, Ashwell, Rutland LE15 7LJ

Locality: Ashwell
County: Rutland
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 7LJ

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Listing Text



6/6 Lychgate, N gate, W gate
and walls at Churchyard
of St. Mary


Lychgate, N gate, W gate and walls of c1850. Probably by W. Butterfield.
Coursed squared rubble ironstone with limestone dressings and coping.
Wooden open work and slate roof to lychgate. Walls, partly retaining
with buttresses, surround 4 sides of churchyard. The rubble stone is
striped with dressed stone and coped. Lychgate to E has half hipped roof,
gable facing, supported on open work and high stone plinth. 4 steps lead
up to landing whence 5 steps up to churchyard. A pair of gates on landing:
wooden with wrought iron spear head finials alternating with simple wooden
ones. N gate of stone with Gothic arch surrounded by sloping sides and
flat top. 2 buttresses to front. Within stone coped side walls 5 stone
steps, lead to landing whence 4 further steps lead to churchyard. On
landing pair of gates similar to those on the lychgate. The small W gate
has Gothic arched doorway with stone surround and wooden door.

Listing NGR: SK8659313761

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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