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Lychgate and Churchyard Wall Adjoining the Church of the Holy Trinity to the North West

A Grade II Listed Building in Ightfield, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9311 / 52°55'51"N

Longitude: -2.592 / 2°35'31"W

OS Eastings: 360304

OS Northings: 337241

OS Grid: SJ603372

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.M6XH

Mapcode Global: WH9BW.4LZ9

Entry Name: Lychgate and Churchyard Wall Adjoining the Church of the Holy Trinity to the North West

Listing Date: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260556

Location: Ightfield, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ightfield

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Calverhall (or Corra) Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

IGHTFIELD C.P. CALVERHALL
SJ 63 NW
6/5 Lychgate and Church-
- yard wall adjoining the
Church of the Holy Trinity
to the north-west
GV II

Lychgate and churchyard wall. Circa 1878, by William Eden Nesfield.
Lychgate with half-height tooled yellow/grey sandstone ashlar walls, timber
framed superstructure and hipped plain tile roof. Walls with moulded
copings. Moulded arched-braced openings and curved brackets to front
and back. Wooden balustrading to side openings with billet-ornamented
rails. Pair of wooden gates to front: 2 trefoiled segmental-headed openings
with wrought-iron finials, and wrought-iron strap hinges. Interior with
3 stone steps, and roof with collar trusses, rafters with shaped ends,
and plastered soffit. Copper plate inside to right, inscribed: "TO THE
GLORY OF GOD, AND IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE OF FRANCES ELIZABETH HEYWOOD-
LONSDALE, THIS LAMP / IS PLACED HERE BY THE PARISHONERS OF CALVERHALL.
EASTER 1903 / "LET YOUR LIGHT SO SHINE BEFORE MEN, THAT THEY MAY SEE YOUR
GOOD WORKS, / AND GLORIFY YOUR FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN"". Lamp not
in situ at time of survey (October 1986). Flanking sandstone ashlar church-
yard walls with chamfered and moulded coping. Formerly with wrought-
iron railings. Short section of curved wall to right linking lychgate
and tower of the Church of the Holy Trinity (q.v.), also by Nesfield.


Listing NGR: SJ6030437241

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