This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ5793 WEALD ROAD, South Weald 723-1/16/292 (North side) Lych gate to Church of St Peter
Lych gate. 1868. S Teulon, who rebuilt the medieval church at that time. Oak framed. Roof of C19 flat tiles. 2 bays, 3 principal trusses, crown-posts with upper king struts and arched braces to collars. Tie-beams cambered and knee braced to unjowled principal posts. Roof projects with collar purlin supported by trefoil pierced brackets from crown posts. Members chamfered with simple run-out stops. Intermediate common trusses of simple collar rafter type. Barge boards with pierced decoration of linked quatrefoils and trefoils. Lower framing onto ground sill on stone base, principal posts with broach stops, framed side rails and curved tension braces supporting wooden railings with upper decoration. The lych gate, the tombstone to Gyver Bridge (qv) and the Church of St Peter (qv) form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ5712493832
© Mr David Batterbury. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Batterbury, David
Rights Holder: Batterbury, David
Oak, Tile, Victorian Timber Framed Building, Monument <By Form>, Lych Gate, Religious Ritual And Funerary