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Lychgate at Church of St Rhwydrys

A Grade II Listed Building in Cylch-y-Garn, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4089 / 53°24'32"N

Longitude: -4.5257 / 4°31'32"W

OS Eastings: 232213

OS Northings: 393203

OS Grid: SH322932

Mapcode National: GBR HM6P.FPK

Mapcode Global: WH41Y.GL41

Entry Name: Lychgate at Church of St Rhwydrys

Listing Date: 27 November 2000

Last Amended: 27 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24411

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located at the entrance to the churchyard for the Church of St Rhwydrys; reached via a trackway leading SW from the farmtrack to Tyn Llan farm, and then via a footpath across a field.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Cylch-y-Garn

Community: Cylch-y-Garn

Locality: Cemlyn

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

The lychgate is similar in style and construction to many on the island, a characteristic local type presumed to be C18 or C19.

Exterior

Simple lychgate built of local rubble masonry, stepped up at the sides; top with stone coping and pyramidal stone centrally placed over round-headed arch of rough stone voussoirs. The tall wrought iron gate has alternate tall and short vertical rails with arrowhead finials; side vertical rails are scrolled.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good rural lychgate of characteristic local type which forms a group with the adjacent Church of St. Rhwydrys.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Rhwydrys
    In an isolated rural location near the coast at Cemlyn. The churchyard is reached via a trackway leading SW from the farmtrack to Tyn Llan farm, and then via a footpath across a field.
  • II Hammels at Plas Cemlyn
    Set back from the S side of the country road running along the N coast of the island at Cemlyn Bay. The farmstead at Plas Cemlyn is located c1km SE of the Church of St Rhywydrys. The hammels lie c50
  • II Old farmhouse at Plas Cemlyn
    Set back from the N side of the country road running along the N coast of the island at Cemlyn Bay. The farmstead at Plas Cemlyn is located c1km SE of the Church of St Rhywydrys, the old farmhouse is
  • II Agricultural range at Plas Cemlyn
    Set back from the S side of the country road running along the N coast of the island at Cemlyn Bay. The farmstead at Plas Cemlyn is located c1km SE of the Church of St Rhywydrys, the range lies acros
  • II Farmhouse at Plas Cemlyn with curved walling to north and wall incorporating goose pens to south
    Set back from the S side of the country road running along the N coast of the island at Cemlyn Bay. The farmstead at Plas Cemlyn is located c1km SE of the Church of St Rhywydrys.
  • II Stable with servants quarters at Caerau
    Located at the N side of the trackway leading to Caerau. The house is set back from the W side of a country road c750m NW of the Church of St Mary at Llanfairynghornwy; the stables are located c80m N
  • II* Caerau
    In an isolated rural location set back from the W side of the country road between Llanfairynghornwy and Cemlyn; c750m NW of the Church of St Mary at Llanfairynghornwy.
  • II Gatepiers to south courtyard at Caerau
    Located along the SW wall of the S courtyard of the house at Caerau. The house is set back from the W side of a country road c750m NW of the Church of St Mary at Llanfairynghornwy.

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