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Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Michael, Kington St Michael

Description: Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 315943

OS Grid Reference: ST9043377227
OS Grid Coordinates: 390433, 177227
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4939, -2.1392

Location: Stubbs Lane, Kington St Michael, Wiltshire SN14 6JA

Locality: Kington St Michael
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 6JA

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Listing Text

ST 9077 (west side)

13/130 Lychgate at west entrance to
churchyard of Church of St Michael


Lychgate, 1917 by H. Brakspear, incorporating gate piers of 1760,
rubble stone banded in ashlar with half-hipped stone slate roof,
saddlestone and ridge cross. Moulded plinth and 2-chamfer ashlar
pointed arch each end. Five-light mullioned side openings, stone
seats within and central ashlar coffin-rest. Open timber roof.
Inscription within recording that lychgate was erected in memory of
Herbert Prodgers of Kington Manor, died 1917. To each side of west
front, a length of short curving wall connects to rusticated
corniced gate pier with ball finial, the north pier inscribed
'Thomas Stubb gave this gate 1760'.

Listing NGR: ST9043377227

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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