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Gates and arch to Church of St. Cyngar

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangefni, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2579 / 53°15'28"N

Longitude: -4.3123 / 4°18'44"W

OS Eastings: 245852

OS Northings: 375926

OS Grid: SH458759

Mapcode National: GBR HNQ2.X0H

Mapcode Global: WH42T.QCQS

Entry Name: Gates and arch to Church of St. Cyngar

Listing Date: 16 October 1998

Last Amended: 16 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20548

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located at the entrance to the churchyard and c. 25m ESE of the church of St. Cyngar.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Llangefni

Community: Llangefni

Community: Llangefni

Built-Up Area: Llangefni

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Dated 1890, the year following the erection of the chancel to the church of St. Cyngar.

Exterior

Perpendicular style gateway built of rock-faced limestone masonry, set within the rubble churchyard wall. A double gateway is set into a wide, elliptical-headed arch of 3 orders with hoodmould. There is a datestone centred over the arch, inscribed A. D. 1890; the gabled roof is stepped up over the datestone and is surmounted by a plain masonry cross. Flanking the arch are slightly offset angle buttresses; the arch itself is hung with simple, cast-iron gates, with tall and short alternating vertical rails.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a striking example of a church gateway, bold in design and construction, and which forms a group with the adjacent church of St. Cyngar.

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