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The Lych Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7852 / 51°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.1959 / 2°11'45"W

OS Eastings: 386580

OS Northings: 209638

OS Grid: SO865096

Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.3LT

Mapcode Global: VH94R.WDG8

Entry Name: The Lych Gate

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133373

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Built-Up Area: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

PAINSWICK NEW STREET
SO 8609 (part)
(south-east side)
8/186 The Lych Gate
GV II
Lych gate. 1901-02, at cost of Frances Sarah Williams. Half-timbered, flush
pilaster panels, stone slate roof. A cross-gabled structure with an upper room
over open timber structure on 4 x 5 posts set to stone bases. To the road is a
2-light wood mullioned casement; decorative barge-board. The plaster panels are
variously inscribed, including "Rejoice in the Lord", with accompanying musical
notation, and on the barge-board "E.R.VIII". Inside is inscription "Built of
the Old Belfry Timber HDCCCCI-II" on this side is a four-bay opening set on a
stone breast wall with bench seat. On the churchyard face "WHS Vicar ET and CF
Churchwardens 1901. Victoria Reg Imp Requiat in Pace/Edouard Rex Imp/Requiet in
Pace/Built at the charges of Mrs Frances Sarah Williams 1901". Above the
through-way is a parish room or office.


Listing NGR: SO8658109628

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