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Latitude: 52.8567 / 52°51'24"N
Longitude: -3.0585 / 3°3'30"W
OS Eastings: 328826
OS Northings: 329331
OS Grid: SJ288293
Mapcode National: GBR 73.S1KZ
Mapcode Global: WH78R.ZGR9
Entry Name: Lych Gate Approximately 30 Metres South-West of Church of St Oswald
Listing Date: 10 September 1951
Last Amended: 15 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176650
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255576
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Oswestry
Built-Up Area: Croesowallt
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
282SJ9 SE OSWESTRY C.P. UPPER BROOK STREET
15/102 Lych-gate approx. 30m
south-west of Church of
10.9.51 St. Oswald (formerly
listed as Lych-gate to
Lych-gate. Dated 1631 with considerable later re-modelling. Timber
framed structure now supported on C18 walls, repaired late C20, stone
slate roof with wooden finials to gables. 4 gables, each with tie
beam and collar supported by 2 vertical struts (date 1631 carved on
northern collar); tie beams to north and south have slightly cambered
arch to centre with mortice and peg holes for former vertical posts.
Low stone wall on south side has early C19 cast-iron railings with
urn-capped standards and position of gate to centre. Formerly an
entrance to the town's grammar school [now Nos. 1 to 3, Church Terrace
(q.v.)]; said to be known locally as the Griddle Gate.
Listing NGR: SJ2882729332
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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