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Lychgate to Church of St. Twrog

A Grade II Listed Building in Maentwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9454 / 52°56'43"N

Longitude: -3.9887 / 3°59'19"W

OS Eastings: 266467

OS Northings: 340524

OS Grid: SH664405

Mapcode National: GBR 5W.LHJY

Mapcode Global: WH55N.P7T9

Entry Name: Lychgate to Church of St. Twrog

Listing Date: 25 February 2005

Last Amended: 25 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84008

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Set along the W side of Bull Street (A496) in the centre of the village of Maentwrog; located between Neuadd Llewelyn and Pen-y-Bryn.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Maentwrog

Community: Maentwrog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Late C19 lychgate, contemporary with the adjacent Church for which it was built, and dated 1897 by a commemorative inscription above the entrance.

Exterior

Late C19 gabled lychgate. Timber framed with Gelli Grin stone panelled infill Chamfered posts and Tudor arches to each entrance. The slate roof has feathered eaves and shaped bargeboards on shaped brackets.
The E entrance faces the road and has timber gates of alterate tall and short vertical rails. The head of the entrance bears an inscription which reads: In : commemoration : of : the : 60 : year : reign : of : Her : Majesty / VICTORIA : Queen : and : Empress : anno : dom : 1897 : There is clock at the gable apex on shaped brackets and with a pyramidal roof.

Interior

Late C19 lychgate, contemporary with the adjacent church for which it was built, and dated 1897 by a commemorative inscription above the entrance.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-detailed late C19 lychgate in an rts and Crafts gothic style that forms a group with the adjacent Church of St. Twrog for which it was built.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pen-y-Bryn
    Set alongside the W side of Bull Street (A496) in the centre of the village of Maentwrog; directly E
  • II Neuadd Llewelyn
    Set along the W side of Bull Street (A496) at the N end of the village of Maentwrog; at the end of t
  • II Glan Dwyryd
    Set at the W side of Bull Street (A496) in the centre of the village of Maentwrog; directly E of the
  • II Bron-y-wern
    Set back slightly from the W side of Bull Street (A496) in the centre of the village of Maentwrog; t
  • II Tan-lan
    Set along the E side of Bull Street (A496) at the N end of the village of Maentwrog; opposite The Gr
  • II Bwlch y Maen - Former Co-operative shop
    Set along the W side of Bull Street (A496) at the N end of the village of Maentwrog; in alignment an
  • II Steps up to Penlan, with flanking walls
    On the E side of Bull Street in the village of Maentwrog S of the War Memorial
  • II Llys Twrog
    Set at right angles to the W side of Bull Street (A496) in the centre of the village of Maentwrog; t

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