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Lychgate, Wall and 4 Gate Piers to North West of Church, Cuckfield

Description: Lychgate, Wall and 4 Gate Piers to North West of Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 302946

OS Grid Reference: TQ3033224489
OS Grid Coordinates: 530332, 124489
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0050, -0.1438

Location: Church Platt, Cuckfield, West Sussex RH17 5JZ

Locality: Cuckfield
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH17 5JZ

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Listing Text

8/34 Lychgate, wall and 4 gate
piers to north west of
Lychgate, wall and gate piers. 1911. Lychgate of timber on sandstone base with
Horsham stone slab roof. Square plan. Consists of upright posts, tie-beam and
2 modified scissor braces. Inscription: 'To the glory of God and to the memory
of Laura Maria Beavan her six children dedicate this gate 1911'. Flanking sections
of sandstone ashlar walling. To the right, section of wall approximately 5 feet
high and 5 feet long with moulded coping terminating in a square pier with pyramidal
cap and finial. To the left, section of wall approximately 5 feet high extending
about 15 feet, terminating in a similar pier. Attached is a further section of
wall almost 5 feet high and 30 feet long with gate piers at each end. One of a
pair of lychgates in this churchyard, which is a great rarity.

Listing NGR: TQ3033224494

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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