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Latitude: 50.4022 / 50°24'8"N
Longitude: -3.6634 / 3°39'48"W
OS Eastings: 281884
OS Northings: 57139
OS Grid: SX818571
Mapcode National: GBR QP.20K5
Mapcode Global: FRA 376Z.QLS
Entry Name: Lychgate, Steps, Mounting Block, Style and Retaining Wall to East South East of Church of St David
Listing Date: 26 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100929
Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Ashprington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ashprington St David
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX85NW Lychgate, Steps
6/19 Mounting Block, Style
and Retaining Wall to
East South East of
Church of St David
Lychgate, mounting block and adjoining stile and their steps and the adjoining
churchyard retaining wall. Probably late C19. Dressed slate and with slate
coping and treads to steps. Slate roof with coped gable ends.
Plan: The lychgate to the right (north) has a flight of steps in front, and
to the left of the steps at the front a mounting block with a stile set back
to the left with another flight of steps in front. Adjoining left (north) the
curved churchyard retaining wall has railings above.
The lychgate is open between the gable end walls with coping and kneelers and
the roof is supported on chamfered timber bressumers.
From the road below a wide flight of steps rises into the lychgate under which
there is a slate coffin rest and 2 wooden gates. To the left of the lychgate
a stile made from a large vertical slate with a flight of slate steps in
front. Between the two flights of steps a large mounting block with a slate
platform. to the left of the stile the curved churchyard retaining wall has
iron railways above. To the right of the lychgate there is a ramp up to the
Listing NGR: SX8188457139
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