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Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Kington St Michael, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4939 / 51°29'38"N

Longitude: -2.1392 / 2°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 390433

OS Northings: 177227

OS Grid: ST904772

Mapcode National: GBR 1QS.60H

Mapcode Global: VH964.VQY4

Plus Code: 9C3VFVV6+H8

Entry Name: Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315943

Location: Kington St. Michael, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Kington St. Michael

Built-Up Area: Kington St Michael

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Kington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

Tagged with: Lychgate

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13/130 Lychgate at west entrance to
churchyard of Church of St Michael


Lychgate, 1917 by H. Brakspear, incorporating gate piers of 1760,
rubble stone banded in ashlar with half-hipped stone slate roof,
saddlestone and ridge cross. Moulded plinth and 2-chamfer ashlar
pointed arch each end. Five-light mullioned side openings, stone
seats within and central ashlar coffin-rest. Open timber roof.
Inscription within recording that lychgate was erected in memory of
Herbert Prodgers of Kington Manor, died 1917. To each side of west
front, a length of short curving wall connects to rusticated
corniced gate pier with ball finial, the north pier inscribed
'Thomas Stubb gave this gate 1760'.

Listing NGR: ST9043377227

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