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Lychgate and West Wall of St Peter's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2894 / 53°17'21"N

Longitude: -2.1511 / 2°9'3"W

OS Eastings: 390026

OS Northings: 376952

OS Grid: SJ900769

Mapcode National: GBR FZFD.3J

Mapcode Global: WHBBG.XLV3

Entry Name: Lychgate and West Wall of St Peter's Churchyard

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413835

Location: Prestbury, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(East Side)

6/216 Lychgate and west
wall of St Peter's



Lychgate and churchyardwall to street: dated 1715 but re-erected
1728, walls added 1765. Ashlar buff sandstone Kerridge stone-slate
roof and stone ridge. Lychgate has rectangular plan with solid side
walls with clasping end pilasters. Stone-coped gabled roof has
crocketted pinnacles. On inside are 2 plaques, to south it reads
"This Building was Erected Ano Dom 1715 Robert Brough, Richard
Sandbach, George Taylor, Nathaniel Bunnel Church Wardens"; to north
"This Portal was removed and newly Erected & the Stone Walk adjoyning
layd & the Hearse House Built Anno Dom.1728 Saml.Harryman, Thos.
Mottershead, Adam Slack, Edmund Massey Church Wardens".
Now contains a pair of C20 wooden gates.
Ashlar walls run to either side of the lych gate and have a rounded
There is a gateway near each end approached by flights of 4 sweeping
There are simple gate piers but the gates are lost.

Listing NGR: SJ9002676952

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