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Lych Gate of the Church of St Cadoc

A Grade II Listed Building in Caerleon, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6103 / 51°36'36"N

Longitude: -2.9557 / 2°57'20"W

OS Eastings: 333918

OS Northings: 190591

OS Grid: ST339905

Mapcode National: GBR J7.9P8R

Mapcode Global: VH7B6.QS9F

Entry Name: Lych Gate of the Church of St Cadoc

Listing Date: 18 January 2002

Last Amended: 18 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26117

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: At the High Street entrance to the churchyard of the Church of St Cadoc and opposite The Endowed School.

County: Newport

Town: Newport

Community: Caerleon (Caerllion)

Community: Caerleon

Built-Up Area: Caerleon

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A memorial to the fallen of WWI by W D Caroe, erected in 1919.

Exterior

The structure is built of snecked limestone ashlar with a stone slate roof, wrought iron gates and railings. The gateway is a flattened arch with strip buttresses to the piers on both outer and inner faces. Gabled roof with bell-cast and central pole finial. This is flanked by dwarf stone walls capped by spike railings and terminates with panelled piers with stepped cornice and finial.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an attractive lych-gate designed by W.D Caroe, which is a memorial to WWI and has strong group value with the surrounding historic buildings in Caerleon centre.

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