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Lychgate at Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Mechell, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3879 / 53°23'16"N

Longitude: -4.4069 / 4°24'24"W

OS Eastings: 240030

OS Northings: 390599

OS Grid: SH400905

Mapcode National: GBR HMHR.83H

Mapcode Global: WH426.83QK

Entry Name: Lychgate at Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 2 May 2001

Last Amended: 2 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25172

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located at the entrance of the churchyard to the Church of St Mary at Bodewryd; c3km ESE of Llanfechell.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Amlwch

Community: Mechell

Community: Mechell

Locality: Bodewryd

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

The lychgate has no dateable features but is similar in style and build to others on the island; possibly contemporary with the late C19 restoration of the adjacent church.

Exterior

Simple lychgate built of local rubble masonry. A round-headed arch of rough voussoirs with flanking rectangular sides. The arch retains a much-weathered timber lintel and was previously hung with the gate to the church and churchyard.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a simple rural lychgate with a vernacular character which forms a group with the adjacent church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of St Mary
    Set back, within a rectangular churchyard, from the SW side of the country road in the rural hamlet of Bodewryd; c3km ESE of Llanfechell.
  • II* Plas Bodewryd
    Set back from the NE side of the country road in the rural hamlet of Bodewryd, c3km ESE of Llanfechell. Plas Bodewryd lies c200m due N of the Church of St Mary.
  • II Dovecote at Plas Bodewryd
    In an isolated rural location, set back from the NE side of the country road in the hamlet of Bodewryd; c100m WSW of Plas Bodewryd and c250m NW of the Church of St Mary.
  • II Cottage at Pant-y-Gist
    In an isolated rural location, set well back from the NE side of a country road and set above the Afon Wygyr; c1km NE of the village of Carreglefn.
  • II Church of St Peirio
    In an isolated rural location, within a funnel shaped churchyard, set back from the N side of the country road between Llanfechell and Bodewryd; c2.25km ENE of the Church of St Mechell.
  • II Pant-y-cryntach
    Set back from the S side of a country road c600m NE of the village of Carreglefn.

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