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Lych Gates Gate Piers and Abutments 25 Metres North East of Church of St Mary, Sedgeford

Description: Lych Gates Gate Piers and Abutments 25 Metres North East of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221270

OS Grid Reference: TF7074636519
OS Grid Coordinates: 570746, 336519
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8990, 0.5371

Locality: Sedgeford
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE36 5NA

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Listing Text


5/88 Lych gates, gate
piers and abutments,
25 metres north east of
Church of St. Mary.

2 leaf lych gates, gate piers and abutments, entrance to the church of St.
Mary. Dated 1852. Coursed, squared carstone with stone dressings, wooden
and cast iron gates. High Victorian Gothic 2 piers with single set off and
gabled coping, with on north south side of north pier an inscription set
within a stone arch : "These gates were erected/By the Reverend the Vicar
W.B. Estcourt/And his parishioners/To remind the living/And in memory of
the dead/During V months AD MDCCCLII/Out of/CL sick/XX Persons died of typhus
fever/'He doth not afflict willingly/Nor grieve the children of men'
Lam(entations) III, 33 (xxxiii)". 2 leaf gates with X frame stretchers and
metal dog rails with spear heads. Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: TF7074636519

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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