LYCH GATE, WALLS, HORSE TROUGH AND MOUNTING BLOCK NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST MARTIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203162
Date first listed:
15-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
LYCH GATE, WALLS, HORSE TROUGH AND MOUNTING BLOCK NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, CHURCH STREET NORTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
LYCH GATE, WALLS, HORSE TROUGH AND MOUNTING BLOCK NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, CHURCH STREET NORTH

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Liskeard
National Grid Reference:
SX 25392 64447

Details

LISKEARD

SX2564 CHURCH STREET NORTH 979-1/5/70 (South side) Lych gate, walls, horse trough and mounting block north of Church of St Martin

GV II

Lych gate and adjoining retaining walls flanking path and approx 60m to the E. Late C19 lych gate, older walls, probably C18 and later; mounting block probably early C19; horse trough 1893. Slatestone rubble; some granite dressings; lych gate with dry Delabole slate roof with shaped oak barge boards and crested clay ridge tiles. Rectangular-on-plan lych gate with serpentine-on-plan walls linked to wall flanking church path; long wall adjoining left of gate, short wall to right. Lych gate has open front and rear with 4-centred arched oak doorways with carved spandrels. Front has pair of square gate piers and mid C19 iron gates. Paired vents to gable ends. INTERIOR has probably C18 coffin rest flanked by granite grid stiles and benches. Oak waggon roof. Subsidiary features include: 3 steps on 3 sides up to tapered landing in front of lych gate; from this 2 steps up to mounting block on the left built against older churchyard wall; on the right a later wall surmounted by iron railings and left of mounting block a granite horse trough with inscription:'PRESENTED TO THE BOROUGH BY A LOVER OF ANIMALS'.

Listing NGR: SX2539264446

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
382156
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/06236/31
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