Description: Lych Gate at Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Matthew
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 268177
OS Grid Reference: ST5183445817
OS Grid Coordinates: 351834, 145817
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2095, -2.6909
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ST54NW WOOKEY CP HIGH STREET (South side)
21/164 Lych gate at entrance to
churchyard of Church of St Katthow
Lych gate. 1936, probably for Jubilee of George VI. Rubble plinths with dressed freestone cappings, oak superstructure,
shingled roof with bellcast and wheel-cross finials. Medieval style. Massive superstructure with 4-rain posts,
archbracing, bridging beams, roof ridge at right angles to frontage; ends of exposed beams carved with grotesque casks.
Bridging bear to frontage with inscription:- *M0RS IANVA VITAE". Gates.
Listing NGR: ST5183445817
Source: English Heritage
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