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LYCH GATE AND ADJOINING STONE WALL APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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 STONE WALL APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1309395

Location

LYCH GATE AND ADJOINING STONE WALL APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chawleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95511

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Details

CHAWLEIGH CHAWLEIGH SS 71 SW 2/40 Lych-gate and adjoining - stone wall approximately 12 metres south of Church of St James GV II Lych-gate and adjoining stone wall. Circa 1840-50. Lych-gate is oak-framed with original wrought iron fittings on granite ashlar footings and a slate roof with pierced and crested ridge tiles. Wall of snecked rubble with granite dressings. The lych-gate is set between the Old School House (q.v.) and a tall stone boundary wall. It comprises 2 unequal bays, a wide double gates to left and narrow pedestrian gate to right. Gothic style. Frame of moulded timbers. Each of the 3 crossframes comrpises a central upright on a transverse sill on a granite plinth. The upright has curving tension braces and upward curving braces from the top of each tension braces to a transverse headbeam. Each frame has a king post truss above and the 3 frames are tied together by a large axial beam. The ends of the common rafters are shaped. The pedestrian gate is unusual being designed to change shape and lift to open. On the right side an adjoining high wall extends forward (southwards) a short distance. it is neatly built with chamfered plinth and steeply weathered coping, both of granite ashlar. The terminal piers at each end have pyramid caps.

Listing NGR: SS7121612639

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National Grid Reference: SS 71215 12638

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