Description: Lychgate and Churchyard Wall Adjoining the Church of the Holy Trinity to the North West
Date Listed: 1 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260556
OS Grid Reference: SJ6030437241
OS Grid Coordinates: 360304, 337241
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9311, -2.5920
IGHTFIELD C.P. CALVERHALL
SJ 63 NW
6/5 Lychgate and Church-
- yard wall adjoining the
Church of the Holy Trinity
to the north-west
Lychgate and churchyard wall. Circa 1878, by William Eden Nesfield.
Lychgate with half-height tooled yellow/grey sandstone ashlar walls, timber
framed superstructure and hipped plain tile roof. Walls with moulded
copings. Moulded arched-braced openings and curved brackets to front
and back. Wooden balustrading to side openings with billet-ornamented
rails. Pair of wooden gates to front: 2 trefoiled segmental-headed openings
with wrought-iron finials, and wrought-iron strap hinges. Interior with
3 stone steps, and roof with collar trusses, rafters with shaped ends,
and plastered soffit. Copper plate inside to right, inscribed: "TO THE
GLORY OF GOD, AND IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE OF FRANCES ELIZABETH HEYWOOD-
LONSDALE, THIS LAMP / IS PLACED HERE BY THE PARISHONERS OF CALVERHALL.
EASTER 1903 / "LET YOUR LIGHT SO SHINE BEFORE MEN, THAT THEY MAY SEE YOUR
GOOD WORKS, / AND GLORIFY YOUR FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN"". Lamp not
in situ at time of survey (October 1986). Flanking sandstone ashlar church-
yard walls with chamfered and moulded coping. Formerly with wrought-
iron railings. Short section of curved wall to right linking lychgate
and tower of the Church of the Holy Trinity (q.v.), also by Nesfield.
Listing NGR: SJ6030437241
Source: English Heritage
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