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Lych Gate and Coffin Rest at North East Entrance to Churchyard, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0428 / 51°2'34"N

Longitude: -3.081 / 3°4'51"W

OS Eastings: 324314

OS Northings: 127609

OS Grid: ST243276

Mapcode National: GBR M2.GM8T

Mapcode Global: FRA 46FC.9K9

Entry Name: Lych Gate and Coffin Rest at North East Entrance to Churchyard, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270552

Location: Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Cheddon Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text



5/43 Lych gate and coffin rest at
North-East entrance to
churchyard, Church of St Mary


Lych gate and coffin rest. Circa 1920. Flat bedded local stone. buttresses, plain clay tile roof. Single storey, one
bay; semi-circular headed archway with voussoirs, barrel vault, slab on entrance front incised with celtic cross,
Wooden gate on entrance front with wrought iron decorative cresting. Interior: coffin rest, flat bedded local stone,
incised slab with a cross of fleur-de-lys. Dedicated as a memorial to the dead of the 1914-18 war, inscribed tablet on
interior East wall. In the style of Sir Edwin Lutyen's work at Hestercoabe (qv) but not atributable to him.

Listing NGR: ST2431427609

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 24 July 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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