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Lych Gate to New Cemetery (Formerly Entrance to Kitchen Garden of Moreton House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7023 / 50°42'8"N

Longitude: -2.2787 / 2°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 380417

OS Northings: 89222

OS Grid: SY804892

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZR.SVF

Mapcode Global: FRA 6737.42K

Entry Name: Lych Gate to New Cemetery (Formerly Entrance to Kitchen Garden of Moreton House)

Listing Date: 2 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108649

Location: Moreton, Purbeck, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Moreton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Moreton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 88 NW
4/189 MORETON
Lych Gate to new
Cemetery. (Formerly
entrance to kitchen
garden of Moreton
House.)

II


Cemetery lychgate. c1800, rebuilt on new site c1950. Four Ionic columns supporting
a pedimented timber canopy, with moulded entablature. Carved swags in pediment.
Modern stone walls inside this structure contain panels from the Obelisk (Map
Ref.4/187 ) inscribed in English and Latin. These record that the Obelisk was
erected in 1781 by Captain John Houlton in memory of James Frampton.
RCHM Monument 2.


Listing NGR: SY8041789222

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