LYCHGATE AND CHURCHYARD WALL ADJOINING THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY TO THE NORTH WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056029
Date first listed:
01-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
LYCHGATE AND CHURCHYARD WALL ADJOINING THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY TO THE NORTH WEST

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Location

Statutory Address:
LYCHGATE AND CHURCHYARD WALL ADJOINING THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY TO THE NORTH WEST

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ightfield
National Grid Reference:
SJ6030337238

Details

SJ 63 NW; 6/5

IGHTFIELD C.P., CALVERHALL, Lychgate and Churchyard wall adjoining the Church of the Holy Trinity to the north-west

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II

Lychgate and churchyard wall. Circa 1878, by William Eden Nesfield. Lychgate with half-height tooled yellow/grey sandstone ashlar walls, timber-framed superstructure and hipped plain tile roof. Walls with moulded copings. Moulded arched-braced openings and curved brackets to front and back. Wooden balustrading to side openings with billet-ornamented rails. Pair of wooden gates to front: two trefoiled segmental-headed openings with wrought-iron finials, and wrought-iron strap hinges. Interior with three stone steps, and roof with collar trusses, rafters with shaped ends, and plastered soffit. Copper plate inside to right, inscribed: "TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE OF FRANCES ELIZABETH HEYWOOD- LONSDALE, THIS LAMP / IS PLACED HERE BY THE PARISHONERS OF CALVERHALL. EASTER 1903 / "LET YOUR LIGHT SO SHINE BEFORE MEN, THAT THEY MAY SEE YOUR GOOD WORKS, / AND GLORIFY YOUR FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN"". Lamp not in situ at time of survey (October 1986). Flanking sandstone ashlar churchyard walls with chamfered and moulded coping. Formerly with wrought-iron railings. Short section of curved wall to right linking lychgate and tower of the Church of the Holy Trinity (q.v.), also by Nesfield.

Listing NGR: SJ6030337238

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
260556
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/03178/01
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