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Latitude: 52.9447 / 52°56'40"N
Longitude: -4.3402 / 4°20'24"W
OS Eastings: 242853
OS Northings: 341153
OS Grid: SH428411
Mapcode National: GBR 5F.LG68
Mapcode Global: WH44C.97HV
Entry Name: Lychgate and Churchyard Wall to the Church of St Cybi
Listing Date: 31 March 1999
Last Amended: 31 March 1999
Source ID: 21585
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The churchyard surrounds the church in the centre of Llangybi village. The lychgate is at the W end.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The churchyard wall probably follows the early pre-Norman line on the S side, which has been lost on the N and W by later extensions. The lychgate is probably of the C18, whilst the cross placed against it is probably C9 or C10.
The churchyard wall follows the early curved graveyard boundary on the SE, closely following the line of the village street. It is c2m high and retains the graveyard at a higher level. The lychgate is built in at the W end opening directly from the street; a tall 2-centred arch and stone side walls returning to form a seat on each side. The slated roof is on softwood joists supported by a single purlin. Against the inner end, an early Celtic stone cross has been set, a pillar approximately 22mm x 30mm in section and 1.3m high bearing on the face a roughly inscribed club-ended Latin cross.
Included as an important feature in the nucleated village of Llangybi, preserving the early boundary of the churchyard.
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