LYCHGATE APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054471

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Jun-1985

Statutory Address: LYCHGATE APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: LYCHGATE APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, CHURCH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Clun

National Grid Reference: SO 30038 80617

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SO 3080-3180 CLUN C.P. CHURCH STREET (South side)

15/83 Lychgate approximately 25 21.3.68 metres to North of Church of St. George [formerly listed as Churchyard porch (Church of St George)]

GV II

Lychgate. 1723 (churchwardens' accounts), dismantled 1841, re- erected in circa 1881 and restored 1956. Timber framed on low coursed limestone rubble walls; graded stone slate roof, gabled on all sides with circa 1881 moulded barge boards and finials. Square plan. Framing: close studded sides with central rail, blocked below and open above; large curved arch - braces to entrances at North and South; trusses in gables with vertical struts to collar and quatre- foiled panels, Central pair of circa 1881 wooden gates. After its dismantling in 1841 it was re-erected at the gateway to Handcauseway (Cf . Cranage) before being returned to its original location in about 1881. Despite restoration in 1956, it is included as a faithful copy and for group value. Cranage, Vol. 5, P.442-4; Brief notes on St, George's Church, Clun; N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SO3003880617

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 257180

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 442-4
Other
Brief Notes on St Georges Church Clun,

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