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Description: Lych Gate to Church of St Mungo
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
SIMONBURN THE GREEN
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
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
TILL THE DAY BREAKS AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY.
Side walls have moulded coping and stone benches on inner faces. Octapartite
stone vault with chamfered ribs.
Listing NGR: NY8713573588
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Source: English Heritage
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