CHURCHYARD WALL AND LYCHGATE AT CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054642

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCHYARD WALL AND LYCHGATE AT CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCHYARD WALL AND LYCHGATE AT CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ruyton-XI-Towns

National Grid Reference: SJ3952622140

Summary

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History

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Details

RUYTON-XI-TOWNS C.P. CHURCH STREET (north SJ 32 SE side) 8/139 Churchyard wall and lych- - gate at Church of St. John the Baptist

GV II

Churchyard wall and lych-gate. Churchyard wall. Probably lateC18 or early C19 incorporating earlier stonework. Regularly coursed and dressed and roughly coursed red sandstone rubble with plinth on north side; triangular coping. Steep-banked oval-shaped enclosure, suggestive of an early and perhaps defensive origin, making use of natural fall in ground. Also encloses remains of castle (q.v.), taken into churchyard in 1881. Lych-gate at south-east entrance to churchyard. 1888. Gabled timber framed structure on low red sandstone walls with chamfered coping; machine tile roof with ornamental cresting and cross to centre of ridge. Benches to sides. Billet moulding to tie beams and wooden gates. Included for group value. D.H.S. Cranage,The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908) pp. 824-5.

Listing NGR: SJ3952622140

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 256691

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 824-825

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