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Lychgate and Adjoining Churchyard Walls South of Church of St Gwendron

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wendron, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1338 / 50°8'1"N

Longitude: -5.2495 / 5°14'58"W

OS Eastings: 167877

OS Northings: 31030

OS Grid: SW678310

Mapcode National: GBR Z2.8Q3X

Mapcode Global: VH12X.YWPS

Entry Name: Lychgate and Adjoining Churchyard Walls South of Church of St Gwendron

Listing Date: 10 July 1957

Last Amended: 17 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66410

Location: Wendron, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Wendron

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Wendron

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/421 Lychgate and adjoining churchyard
walls south of Church of St
10.7.57 Gwendron (formerly listed as
Lychgate at entrance to Churchyard)


Lychgate with vestry or parish room over, and including adjoining churchyard walls
forming south side of churchyard. Probably late C18. Granite ashlar walls. Scantle
slate roof with granite coped gable ends. Granite ashlar chimney over the left-hand
gable end.
Plan: Rectangular plan with wide through passage to ground floor with stone benches
at either side and central coffin rest. Room over approached by flight of stone
steps from churchyard, with parallel longer flight outside the churchyard walls, to
doorway at the right-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Plinth and impost band. Wide central elliptically arched
doorway (front and rear) with stepped projecting keystone. Wide window over with
probably C20 18-pane 2-light casement. C19 door into parish room and C19 wrought-
iron railings to the steps. Fitted to the inner doorway of the lychgate are old
dowelled gates.
Interior: The chamber above the gateway was not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW6787831030

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