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

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 AND ADJOINING WALLS, CHURCH OF ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

List entry Number: 1078522

Location

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

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kempley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125954

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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

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National Grid Reference: SO 67137 29647

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