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Lychgate to Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Ackworth, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6571 / 53°39'25"N

Longitude: -1.3349 / 1°20'5"W

OS Eastings: 444050

OS Northings: 418045

OS Grid: SE440180

Mapcode National: GBR MV34.SS

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.GBKS

Entry Name: Lychgate to Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342624

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

ACKWORTH PURSTON LANE (north
SE41NW
side) High Ackworth
2/24 Lychgate to church of
- of St. Cuthbert
GV II

Lychgate. Dated 1878 on beam in roof. Coursed squared sandstone, timber
superstructure with red tiled roof. Vernacular Revival style. Stone side
walls, each with a timber sill carrying 3 short turned posts with tracery in
the openings between them, emphatic arch-bracing to a lateral beam and to 2
longitudinal beams, the inner of which carries a brass plate inscribed in
Gothic script:-
THIS LYCHGATE
ERECTED 1878

On these principal beams, a further set of stout turned posts supporting
purlins. Between the side walls, a pair of gates with quatrefoil panels in
the lower half and turned balusters in the upper, with scrolled wrought-iron
spikes between them; decorated strap hinges to the top and bottom rails.


Listing NGR: SE4405018045

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