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Latitude: 55.0566 / 55°3'23"N
Longitude: -2.2029 / 2°12'10"W
OS Eastings: 387135
OS Northings: 573586
OS Grid: NY871735
Mapcode National: GBR F91Z.W4
Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.458C
Entry Name: Lych Gate to Church of St Mungo
Listing Date: 27 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370332
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240821
Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48
Civil Parish: Simonburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Simonburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
SIMONBURN THE GREEN
19/137 Lych gate to Church
of St. Mungo
Lych gate. Dated 1885 by R.J. Johnson in memory of Lancelot J.H. Allgood.
Ashlar sandstone with stone-flagged roof. Square plan. 4 gabled faces with
angle buttresses and double-chamfered pointed arches. Front arch under hoodmould
has moulded outer order with nailhead and engaged colonnettes. Gable has
relief of cross slab and is inscribed:
To the Glory of God
In memory of Lancelot
John Hunter Allgood of
This gate is erected by his
Kindred, Friends and Tenants A.D. 1885
Steeply-pitched cross-gabled roof with stone water spouts projecting diagonally
at corners of eaves. Inner order of arch facing churchyard is inscribed in
TILL THE DAY BREAKS AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY.
Side walls have moulded coping and stone benches on inner faces. Octapartite
stone vault with chamfered ribs.
Listing NGR: NY8713573588
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