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LYCHGATE APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LYCHGATE APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

List entry Number: 1054471

Location

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

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Clun

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257180

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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

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: SO 30038 80617

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