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Churchyard Wall and Lychgate at Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7934 / 52°47'36"N

Longitude: -2.8982 / 2°53'53"W

OS Eastings: 339526

OS Northings: 322140

OS Grid: SJ395221

Mapcode National: GBR 79.X4HR

Mapcode Global: WH8BC.G13T

Entry Name: Churchyard Wall and Lychgate at Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256691

Location: Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ruyton-XI-Towns

Built-Up Area: Ruyton-XI-Towns

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ruyton-in-the-XI Towns St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

RUYTON-XI-TOWNS C.P. CHURCH STREET (north
SJ 32 SE side)

8/139 Churchyard wall and lych-
- gate at Church of St.
John the Baptist

GV II

Churchyard wall and lych-gate. Churchyard wall. Probably lateC18 or
early C19 incorporating earlier stonework. Regularly coursed and dressed
and roughly coursed red sandstone rubble with plinth on north side; triangular
coping. Steep-banked oval-shaped enclosure, suggestive of an early and
perhaps defensive origin, making use of natural fall in ground. Also encloses
remains of castle (q.v.), taken into churchyard in 1881. Lych-gate at
south-east entrance to churchyard. 1888. Gabled timber framed structure
on low red sandstone walls with chamfered coping; machine tile roof with
ornamental cresting and cross to centre of ridge. Benches to sides.
Billet moulding to tie beams and wooden gates. Included for group value.
D.H.S. Cranage,The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908) pp. 824-5.


Listing NGR: SJ3952622140

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