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Lych Gate to Church of St Mungo, Simonburn

Description: Lych Gate to Church of St Mungo

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240821

OS Grid Reference: NY8713573586
OS Grid Coordinates: 387135, 573586
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0566, -2.2029

Location: Castle Lane, Simonburn, Northumberland NE48 3AP

Locality: Simonburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3AP

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Listing Text

NY 8773
(West side)
19/137 Lych gate to Church
of St. Mungo

Lych gate. Dated 1885 by R.J. Johnson in memory of Lancelot J.H. Allgood.
Ashlar sandstone with stone-flagged roof. Square plan. 4 gabled faces with
angle buttresses and double-chamfered pointed arches. Front arch under hoodmould
has moulded outer order with nailhead and engaged colonnettes. Gable has
relief of cross slab and is inscribed:

To the Glory of God
In memory of Lancelot
John Hunter Allgood of
Nunwick Esq.
This gate is erected by his
Kindred, Friends and Tenants A.D. 1885

Steeply-pitched cross-gabled roof with stone water spouts projecting diagonally
at corners of eaves. Inner order of arch facing churchyard is inscribed in
Gothic letters:


Side walls have moulded coping and stone benches on inner faces. Octapartite
stone vault with chamfered ribs.

Listing NGR: NY8713573588

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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