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Latitude: 51.9223 / 51°55'20"N
Longitude: -4.3666 / 4°21'59"W
OS Eastings: 237352
OS Northings: 227506
OS Grid: SN373275
Mapcode National: GBR DC.P5JV
Mapcode Global: VH3L2.8YD8
Entry Name: Lychgate to Church of St Cynwyl
Listing Date: 19 September 2000
Last Amended: 19 September 2000
Source ID: 23991
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated at the entrance to the churchyard of the Church of St Cynwyl, near the centre of Cynwyl Elfed village NE of Pont Cynwyl.
Community: Cynwyl Elfed
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
C19 timber lychgate by J P Seddon as part of the restoration of 1876-7.
Lychgate, painted oak with slate hipped roof. Two square posts with arch-braces on 4 sides: those E and W carry cross-beams with moulded ends, longer outer ones carry roof hip, and inner ones carry roof ridge. Posts above cross-beams up to ridge. Diagonal boarding under slates, shaped rafter ends. Two iron gates with spearhead rails and dog-bars. Crested clay ridge tiles.
Included as an unusual piece of High Victorian timber design by a leading Victorian architect, and as part of a group with the church.
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