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Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Kington St. Michael, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4939 / 51°29'38"N

Longitude: -2.1392 / 2°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 390433

OS Northings: 177227

OS Grid: ST904772

Mapcode National: GBR 1QS.60H

Mapcode Global: VH964.VQY4

Entry Name: Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315943

Location: Kington St. Michael, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Kington St. Michael

Built-Up Area: Kington St Michael

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Kington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

KINGTON ST MICHAEL KINGTbN ST MICHAEL VILLAGE
ST 9077 (west side)

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

GV II


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

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