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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022338
English Heritage Legacy ID: 315943
Location: Kington St. Michael, Wiltshire, SN14
Civil Parish: Kington St. Michael
Civil Parish/community: Kington St Michael
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Kington St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
KINGTON ST MICHAEL KINGTbN ST MICHAEL VILLAGE
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
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