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Latitude: 51.2095 / 51°12'34"N
Longitude: -2.6909 / 2°41'27"W
OS Eastings: 351834
OS Northings: 145817
OS Grid: ST518458
Mapcode National: GBR ML.442K
Mapcode Global: VH89R.9VSN
Entry Name: Lych Gate at Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Matthew
Listing Date: 29 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058581
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268177
Location: Wookey, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wookey
Built-Up Area: Wookey
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST54NW WOOKEY CP HIGH STREET (South side)
21/164 Lych gate at entrance to
churchyard of Church of St Katthow
Lych gate. 1936, probably for Jubilee of George VI. Rubble plinths with dressed freestone cappings, oak superstructure,
shingled roof with bellcast and wheel-cross finials. Medieval style. Massive superstructure with 4-rain posts,
archbracing, bridging beams, roof ridge at right angles to frontage; ends of exposed beams carved with grotesque casks.
Bridging bear to frontage with inscription:- *M0RS IANVA VITAE". Gates.
Listing NGR: ST5183445817
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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