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LYCH GATE AT ENTRANCE TO CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

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: LYCH GATE AT ENTRANCE TO CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

List entry Number: 1058581

Location

LYCH GATE AT ENTRANCE TO CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wookey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268177

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST54NW WOOKEY CP HIGH STREET (South side)

21/164 Lych gate at entrance to churchyard of Church of St Katthow

GV II

Lych gate. 1936, probably for Jubilee of George VI. Rubble plinths with dressed freestone cappings, oak superstructure, shingled roof with bellcast and wheel-cross finials. Medieval style. Massive superstructure with 4-rain posts, archbracing, bridging beams, roof ridge at right angles to frontage; ends of exposed beams carved with grotesque casks. Bridging bear to frontage with inscription:- *M0RS IANVA VITAE". Gates.

Listing NGR: ST5183445817

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National Grid Reference: ST 51834 45817

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