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Lychgate to Church of St Cwrdaf

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.971 / 51°58'15"N

Longitude: -3.8759 / 3°52'33"W

OS Eastings: 271230

OS Northings: 231947

OS Grid: SN712319

Mapcode National: GBR Y1.KTG4

Mapcode Global: VH4HL.RQTC

Entry Name: Lychgate to Church of St Cwrdaf

Listing Date: 20 July 1999

Last Amended: 20 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22026

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on E side of A 478 at entry to churchyard of Church of St Cwrdaf.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llanwrda

Communities: Llanwrda

Community: Llanwrda

Built-Up Area: Llanwrda

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Lychgate to the parish church dated 1903.

Exterior

Lychgate, open oak framed structure on 2 low rock-faced stone side walls, with slate roof. Walls are returned each end to frame oak bench seats and have chamfered red sandstone coping. Oak gates on W front. Similar detail to timber structure W and E, paired posts each side supporting broad cambered main tie beam, with shield boss to centre and brattishing. Carved spandrel pieces below and open framing above in gable. Roof overhangs with carved brackets under verges.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-constructed timber-framed lychgate, of group value with the parish church and the pound.

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