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LYCH GATE

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

List entry Number: 1117492

Location

LYCH GATE, CHURCH LANE

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

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bray

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 02-May-1989

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41026

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SU 9079 22/7 25.3.55

BRAY CHURCH LANE (north side) Lych Gate (formerly Listed as Lych Gate, St Michael's Cottage)

G.V. II*

Gate-house, probably a chantry-house with lych gate under. Early C15, altered early C20. Timber frame, part render, part brick infill. Old tile gabled roof. Rectangular plan of 4 framed bays with east wing listed separately (22/8) forming an L-plan. Jettied front and back; passage through under with lych gate on north. 2 storeys. One tall early C20 chimney on west wall with clay pot. Diamond-leaded casement windows. South front: gabled 4-light oriel window on first floor with small tiled pent roof and coved apron; moulded wooden cill and 4 carved brackets. 2- light side-sliding casement on right with folding panelled shutters on each side; archway with 4 centred head with arched spandrels, old brickwork below. North front: gabled with C19 carved bargeboard. 3-light sliding casement oriel window on first floor with small, tiled, pent roof. long, fixer window on ground floor with 9 turned wooden balusters in front on cill, within depth of reveal. 4-centred, hollow chamfered wooden arch on right with moulded spandrels over lych gate. Passage through has C17 brickwork on each side and long tension braces with entrance door on east wall; stone setts on floor. Wooden lych gate and fence with middle rail and flat plain balusters. Interior: good quality timber frame exposed with redundant crown post roof trusses and arched windbraces, chamfered. VCH (Vol. III), p.93, B.O.E. (Berkshire), p.100

Listing NGR: SU9017279645

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 93
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 100

National Grid Reference: SU9017279645

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