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Lychgate to the churchyard of the Church of St Pedrog

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8557 / 52°51'20"N

Longitude: -4.4824 / 4°28'56"W

OS Eastings: 232956

OS Northings: 331580

OS Grid: SH329315

Mapcode National: GBR 57.S3MF

Mapcode Global: WH44P.3HS2

Entry Name: Lychgate to the churchyard of the Church of St Pedrog

Listing Date: 19 October 1971

Last Amended: 8 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4298

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: St Pedrog's church is in the lower centre of Llanbedrog. The lychgate provides the access to the churchyard from the road on the NE side of the churchyard.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanbedrog

Community: Llanbedrog

Built-Up Area: Llanbedrog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The gateway was probably built in the C18 and reroofed later.

Exterior

The lychgate is built with rubble stonework, with a roof of small irregular sized and grouted slates. Approximately square in plan, with the side walls returning as nibs to square-headed openings at front and back, each with unshaped stone lintels, and internal timber lintels supporting the purlins. A timber bench is set either side. The single pitched roof has exposed fully torched rafters on the single tier of purlins. The outer opening has a pair of C19 timber gates.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a simple country lychgate of vernacular character, of group value with the church in the centre of the village.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Pedrog
    The church is located on the first level ground above the beach, at the lower end of Llanbedrog, and close to the small stream with defines the churchyard on the SE.
  • II The Cottage
    The house stands in the angle between Ffordd-y-traeth and Pentre Llan, at the lower end of Llanbedrog.
  • II* Plas Glyn-y-Weddw
    The house is set in wooded grounds about 150m S of Llanbedrog church, and facing E to Cardigan Bay and Snowdonia over a front lawn.
  • II Milestone
    The milestone stands on the N side of the main road, immediately W of the junction of the B4413 Aberdaron road, at the centre of Llanbedrog.
  • II Foxhole
    The building is located immediately above high tide level at the W end of Llanbedrog beach, below Trwyn Llanbedrog.
  • II Ffynnon Trwyn'r nant
    The well is in a small defile running up from the main Abersoch road, c200m W of the centre of Llanbedrog.
  • II Penarwel
    The house stands well back from the lane, in its own grounds, and is approached by a sinuous driveway.
  • II Capel Peniel, with adjoining manse and forecourt railings
    The chapel stands back from the road at the top of a sloping forecourt, bound on both sides by buildings.

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