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Lych Gate at Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Wookey, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268177

Location: Wookey, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wookey

Built-Up Area: Wookey

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


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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