LYCH GATE AND COFFIN REST AT APPROXIMATELY SOUTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT GOTHIAN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1143700

Date first listed: 14-Jan-1988

Statutory Address: LYCH GATE AND COFFIN REST AT APPROXIMATELY SOUTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT GOTHIAN

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Location

Statutory Address: LYCH GATE AND COFFIN REST AT APPROXIMATELY SOUTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT GOTHIAN

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Gwinear-Gwithian

National Grid Reference: SW 58621 41229

Summary

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History

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Details

GWINEAR-GWITHIAN GWITHIAN CHURCHTOWN SW 54 SE 1/37 Lych gate and coffin rest at - approximately south of Church of Saint Gothian

GV II Lych gate and coffin rest. C13 tomb slab used as coffin rest ; the lych gate was built circa 1865-7 by Edmund Sedding incorporating C15 piers and arches from the former south arcade of the church. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate roof with projecting verges and eaves. Plan: Grid stile with thick side walls incorporating C15 piers as responds to an arched doorway at front and rear of the building. The coffin rest is just outside of the lych gate in the middle of the path towards the south porch of the church. Exterior: buttressed abutments to the front and rear 4-centred arches. C15 standard A (Pevsner) piers as responds to the arches. Projecting wavy-edged barge boards over exposed king post roof structure. Sources: Gwithian, by Charles Thomas, 1964.

Listing NGR: SW5862141229

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 70131

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Thomas, C, Gwithian, (1964)

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