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Description: Lychgate, North Gate, West Gate and Walls at Churchyard of St Mary
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
SK 81 SE COTTESMORE ROAD (South side)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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