Lych Gate With Steps And Attached Churchyard Wall On 4 Sides Of Yard

12 Sep 1999
Lych Gate With Steps And Attached Churchyard Wall On 4 Sides Of Yard, Church Street, Puncknowle, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2 9BL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SY 58 NW PUNCKNOWLE CHURCH STREET, South Side 6/221 Lych Gate with steps and attached Churchyard Wall on 4 sides of yard GV II

Lychgate and attached churchyard Wall. c.C18. Lych-gate has rubble- stone side walls, and a hipped stone slab roof with rough stone benches inside. 7 stone steps up to Lych-gate, c.C18. North side of churchyard has a rubble-stone wall, c.4 ft high, revetting the churchyard, for 30 metres. Rubble wall returns for 20 metres on the east side of yard, then returns for 27 metres on the south side of the yard. Gateway with a 4-centred head re-set giving access to the Manor House. Wall abuts the corner of the manor house. West wall of rubble-stone runs for 23 metres back to lych-gate.

Listing NGR: SY5352988655


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0349 IOE Records taken by Mary Cantrille; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Mary Cantrille. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Cantrille, Mary

Rights Holder: Cantrille, Mary


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