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Lych Gate to Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in South Weald, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6472 / 51°38'50"N

Longitude: 0.2626 / 0°15'45"E

OS Eastings: 556640

OS Northings: 196696

OS Grid: TQ566966

Mapcode National: GBR VX.YP1

Mapcode Global: VHHMW.HVPL

Entry Name: Lych Gate to Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373509

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: South Weald

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bentley Common St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


TQ59NE MORES LANE, Pilgrims Hatch
723-1/5/93 Lych gate to Church of St Paul


Lych gate. 1878. By EC Lee, architect of St Paul's Church
(qv). Oak frame on flint walls with stone cappings, roof of
machine-made flat tiles. 2 bays, 3 principal trusses, outer
ones with king and queen posts, having arched bracing
intersecting at subsidiary posts. Central truss with king post
and soulaces, central bracket bracing between king post and
collar. Solid braces from posts to moulded tie-beams, arched
moulded outer ones with pierced spandrels, octofoil with cross
and trefoil. Roof plates project, arched braced from posts.
Principal posts have intersecting arched bracing as in roof -
outer to inner, inner to outer, wall plate projects with
footbracing. Gate now missing. Posts have cruciform finials
with trefoil decoration. An inventive design, based on
medieval constructional techniques.
The lych gate and Church form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5664096696

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