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The Lych Gate and South Boundary Wall, Churchyard of Saint Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0335 / 51°2'0"N

Longitude: -2.5088 / 2°30'31"W

OS Eastings: 364415

OS Northings: 126135

OS Grid: ST644261

Mapcode National: GBR MV.H26H

Mapcode Global: FRA 56MD.4DJ

Entry Name: The Lych Gate and South Boundary Wall, Churchyard of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 6 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263358

Location: Compton Pauncefoot, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Compton Pauncefoot

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

4/38 The Lych gate and south boundary
wall, churthyard of St Mary
Boundary wall and gate. Wall probably C19, lych gate early C20. Local stone cut and squared, with Cary stone ashlar to
gate; hipped stone tile roof to gateway on oak frame. Wall averages 1 high, and extends along whole of south boundary
Gate near south-east corner, set on stone walls at right angles to boundary wall, with heavy pegged oak frame .
supporting stone slate roof having almost bell-hip curves, and generous overhang; cross finial to ridge: between stone
bases a pair of panelled oak gates about 1 m high. The gate serves as a memorial to both World Wars and this and the
boundary wall make an important contribution to the setting of the Church of St Mary (qv) and the street scene in this
important corner of the village.

Listing NGR: ST6441526135

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 June 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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