LYCH GATE AND ADJOINING WALLS, CHURCH OF ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1078522

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: LYCH GATE AND ADJOINING WALLS, CHURCH OF ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

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Location

Statutory Address: LYCH GATE AND ADJOINING WALLS, CHURCH OF ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Kempley

National Grid Reference: SO 67137 29647

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Details

KEMPLEY KEMPLEY VILLAGE SO 62 NE

8/136 Lych Gate and adjoining walls, Church of St. Edward the Confessor

GV II

Lych gate and adjoining churchyard walls. 1902-'3, by Randall Wells for Lord Beauchamp. Generally thin, roughly coursed stonework, well-squared quoins, stone slate roof. Gabled archway, with walls extending each side. Within archway coffin stone on Low wall divides opening into 2: wooden pedestrian gate each side, slightly curved brace, slats tenoned through frame, plunger latch. Above plain, semi-circular arch, radiating stonework to gables above: 3 step projecting verge, each course scalloped: sloping return at foot from eaves to sides. Returns, central buttress, with stepped, hipped top, below eaves. To left of gate, viewed from inside, wall extends about 14m: low triangular headed, with thin vertical stones for short length, with projecting scalloped horizontal stones beneath: then larger copings: 2 triangular buttresses on outside. To right curves round tree, followed by short, straight length. Coping mirror of that on left: triangular buttress at end. Forms group with church (q.v.), and a carefully considered and detailed adjunct to it.

Listing NGR: SO6713729647

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 125954

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