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Lych Gate and Attached Churchyard Wall to South of Church of St Mary Magdalene, Mitford

Description: Lych Gate and Attached Churchyard Wall to South of Church of St Mary Magdalene

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 238937

OS Grid Reference: NZ1690485564
OS Grid Coordinates: 416904, 585564
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1641, -1.7362

Location: B6343, Mitford, Northumberland NE61 3PZ

Locality: Mitford
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 3PZ

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Listing Text

NZ 1685
9/22 Lych gate and
attached churchyard
wall to south of
Church of St. Mary

Lych gate with churchyard wall and railings; lych gate dated 1889. Tooled-and
margined stone with ashlar dressings; oak upper frame and red-tiled roof.
Square stone structure with 2 small double-chamfered Tudor-arched lights at
either side and sloped buttresses framing central 2-centred timber arches on
moulded stone corbels, with cusped panels and ihc monogram in spandrels.
Brattished tie-beam with inscription and panel tracery above under trefoiled
ogee bargeboards. Swept eaves, wrought-iron cross fleury on ridge. Double
gates with fleur-de-lys standards and more elaborate finials. Collar rafter
roof with date and initials J.P.0.M. (Colonel John Philip Osbaldeston-Mitford)
on rafter feet.

Wall, swept in on either side of gate, has steeply-chamfered coping and railings
of similar design to gate. At each end a tall gabled pier; similar short right

Listing NGR: NZ1690585563

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Source: English Heritage

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