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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162651
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66410
Location: Wendron, Cornwall, TR13
Civil Parish: Wendron
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Wendron
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 63 SE WENDRON WENDRON
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
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
Interior: The chamber above the gateway was not inspected.
Listing NGR: SW6787831030
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