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Lychgate and Adjoining East Churchyard Walls of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9513 / 50°57'4"N

Longitude: -4.0887 / 4°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 253381

OS Northings: 118952

OS Grid: SS533189

Mapcode National: GBR KP.NB0Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BL.DY9

Entry Name: Lychgate and Adjoining East Churchyard Walls of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91858

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD
SS 53 18 IN THE WOOD
18/247 Lychgate and adjoining east
- churchyard walls of the Church of
St Giles

GV II

Lychgate and adjoining churchyard walls. 1877. Lychgate has side sleeper walls of
local stone rubble with sandstone ashlar quoins and coping. It is timber framed
above. The side walls are an open arcade with trefoil-headed bays. The roof is
slate with bands of scallop-shaped slate with crested ridge tiles. It is gable-ended
with cusped bargeboards each end and wrought iron apex crosses. Each end are tie
beam trusses with king post and curving braces. Original timber double gates with
diagonal cast iron grilles over the middle rails and a cast iron crest with fleur-de-
lys finials. The floor and flight of 5 steps down to the lane are slate. Each side
stone rubble churchyard walls ramp down to revet the churchyard.
Source: J Clemens. Church guide (1983).


Listing NGR: SS5338118949

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