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Lychgate to churchyard of Church of St Margaret Marloes

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwyscummin, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7663 / 51°45'58"N

Longitude: -4.5653 / 4°33'54"W

OS Eastings: 223083

OS Northings: 210628

OS Grid: SN230106

Mapcode National: GBR D3.ZXZH

Mapcode Global: VH2P8.TVDT

Entry Name: Lychgate to churchyard of Church of St Margaret Marloes

Listing Date: 12 January 2001

Last Amended: 12 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24489

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated at the entrance to the churchyard on the N side of the B4314, some 2.5km SE of Rhos-goch.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Eglwyscummin

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Lychgate to churchyard of Church of St Margaret Marloes, erected in 1930 as a memorial to Walter Lloyd of East Pool farm.

Exterior

Lychgate, oak frame on grey limestone side walls with slate roof. Side walls are built into churchyard encircling bank, with raised piers on inner faces for timber gates (replaced to different design in August 2000). W side plaque 'Erected by Mrs Morson to her parents 1930'. E side incorporates a rounded boulder stone. Oak frame has open timber framing each side, vertical studs with mid-rail. Three tie-beams with cambered top sides, outer ones carrying timber framing of end gables, vertical studs and cross motif to centre. Overhanging verges with bargeboards. Shaped brackets under front and back trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-designed oak lychgate at the entry to a circular Celtic churchyard, of group value with the church.

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