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Lych Gate and Attached Churchyard Wall to South of Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Mitford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1641 / 55°9'50"N

Longitude: -1.7362 / 1°44'10"W

OS Eastings: 416904

OS Northings: 585564

OS Grid: NZ169855

Mapcode National: GBR J89Q.XM

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.9GHG

Entry Name: Lych Gate and Attached Churchyard Wall to South of Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238937

Location: Mitford, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Mitford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Mitford St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

MITFORD MITFORD
NZ 1685
9/22 Lych gate and
attached churchyard
wall to south of
Church of St. Mary
Magdalene
GV II

Lych gate with churchyard wall and railings; lych gate dated 1889. Tooled-and
margined stone with ashlar dressings; oak upper frame and red-tiled roof.
Square stone structure with 2 small double-chamfered Tudor-arched lights at
either side and sloped buttresses framing central 2-centred timber arches on
moulded stone corbels, with cusped panels and ihc monogram in spandrels.
Brattished tie-beam with inscription and panel tracery above under trefoiled
ogee bargeboards. Swept eaves, wrought-iron cross fleury on ridge. Double
gates with fleur-de-lys standards and more elaborate finials. Collar rafter
roof with date and initials J.P.0.M. (Colonel John Philip Osbaldeston-Mitford)
on rafter feet.

Wall, swept in on either side of gate, has steeply-chamfered coping and railings
of similar design to gate. At each end a tall gabled pier; similar short right
return.


Listing NGR: NZ1690585563

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