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LYCHGATE AT ASTON BURIAL GROUND

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: LYCHGATE AT ASTON BURIAL GROUND

List entry Number: 1357114

Location

LYCHGATE AT ASTON BURIAL GROUND, WRENBURY ROAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newhall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-May-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 422250

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NEWHALL C.P. WRENBURY ROAD SJ 64 NW 6107 4680 3/73 Lychgate at Aston Burial - Ground - II War Memorial lychgate. c.1919. Timber framed on brick base with a slate roof. Side walls with double gates between. Road front: corner posts of cross section. The jowled tops are inscribed at left 1914, at right 1918 supporting a cambered tie-beam which is inscribed IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR. S-shaped braces above and decorated bargeboards. Rear: similar, the bressumer inscribed UNRIGHTEOUS TO FORGET and the inner face inscribed THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. Also inside at left and right are wooden tablets above the brick side walls, being that at left inscribed BROOMHALL/SOUND/NEWHALL/SMEETON and then a list of 13 names. To the right is a similar tablet inscribed REMEMBRANCE/DUTY/ PATRIOTISM/TRUTH FREEDOM/FAITH/SACRIFICE/LOVE/IMMORTALITY. There are stone quoins to the rear of the lower brick walls and a chamfered coping to the top.

Listing NGR: SJ6105846810

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 20 July 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 20 July 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/2170

National Grid Reference: SJ6105846810

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