LYCH GATE TO NEW CEMETERY (FORMERLY ENTRANCE TO KITCHEN GARDEN OF MORETON HOUSE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120485

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1984

Statutory Address: LYCH GATE TO NEW CEMETERY (FORMERLY ENTRANCE TO KITCHEN GARDEN OF MORETON HOUSE)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LYCH GATE TO NEW CEMETERY (FORMERLY ENTRANCE TO KITCHEN GARDEN OF MORETON HOUSE)

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Moreton

National Grid Reference: SY 80417 89222

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SY 88 NW 4/189 MORETON Lych Gate to new Cemetery. (Formerly entrance to kitchen garden of Moreton House.)

II

Cemetery lychgate. c1800, rebuilt on new site c1950. Four Ionic columns supporting a pedimented timber canopy, with moulded entablature. Carved swags in pediment. Modern stone walls inside this structure contain panels from the Obelisk (Map Ref.4/187 ) inscribed in English and Latin. These record that the Obelisk was erected in 1781 by Captain John Houlton in memory of James Frampton. RCHM Monument 2.

Listing NGR: SY8041789222

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 108649

Legacy System: LBS

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