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Description: Lychgate Approximately 25 Metres to North of Church of St George
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257180
OS Grid Reference: SO3003880617
OS Grid Coordinates: 330038, 280617
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4191, -3.0301
SO 3080-3180 CLUN C.P. CHURCH STREET
15/83 Lychgate approximately 25
21.3.68 metres to North of Church
of St. George [formerly
listed as Churchyard
porch (Church of St George)]
Lychgate. 1723 (churchwardens' accounts), dismantled 1841, re-
erected in circa 1881 and restored 1956. Timber framed on low coursed
limestone rubble walls; graded stone slate roof, gabled on all sides
with circa 1881 moulded barge boards and finials. Square plan.
Framing: close studded sides with central rail, blocked below and
open above; large curved arch - braces to entrances at North and
South; trusses in gables with vertical struts to collar and quatre-
foiled panels, Central pair of circa 1881 wooden gates. After
its dismantling in 1841 it was re-erected at the gateway to
Handcauseway (Cf . Cranage) before being returned to its original
location in about 1881. Despite restoration in 1956, it is included
as a faithful copy and for group value. Cranage, Vol. 5, P.442-4;
Brief notes on St, George's Church, Clun; N.M.R.
Listing NGR: SO3003880617
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Source: English Heritage
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