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Lychgate at the Church of St Sannan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansannan, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1792 / 53°10'45"N

Longitude: -3.5962 / 3°35'46"W

OS Eastings: 293421

OS Northings: 365864

OS Grid: SH934658

Mapcode National: GBR 6D.3NY9

Mapcode Global: WH65T.QCQ3

Entry Name: Lychgate at the Church of St Sannan

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 21 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22063

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located at the entrance to the churchyard of St Sannan, c40m SW of the church. The lychgate is set back from the N side of the A544 in the centre of Llansannan.

County: Conwy

Community: Llansannan

Community: Llansannan

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Late C18, contemporary with the partial rebuilding of the adjacent church in 1778.

Exterior

Rubble stone archway with slate covered pitched roof over.

Interior

The wall heads are corbelled inward to support the roof which has a a single pair of rough chamfered purlins.

Hung within the lychgate are a pair of modern timber and ironwork gates.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the church of St Sannan and as a simple lychgate with vernacular character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Sannan
    Within an irregularly shaped churchyard, set back from the N side of the A544 in the centre of the village of Llansannan.
  • II 'The Girl' Memorial Statue
    Set back slightly from the NE side of the A544 at the centre of Llansannan. The memorial is set diagonally to Crown House, at the end of a row of terraced cottages; and is opposite the Red Lion publi
  • II Crown House
    Set back slightly from the N side of the A544 in the centre of the village of Llansannan.
  • II Exchange
    Set back slightly from the N side of the A544 in the centre of the village of Llansannan.
  • II Surgery
    Set back slightly from the N side of the A544 in the centre of the village of Llansannan.
  • II War Memorial
    Set back slightly from the N side of the A544 and directly in front of the porch of the Surgery, one of a terrace of cottages in the centre of the village of Llansannan.
  • II Gorphwysfa
    Set back slightly from the N side of the A544 in the centre of the village of Llansannan.
  • II Min y Ffrwd
    Set back slightly from the N side of the A544 in the centre of the village of Llansannan.

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