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Lychgate, North Gate, West Gate and Walls at Churchyard of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwell, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.7146 / 52°42'52"N

Longitude: -0.7196 / 0°43'10"W

OS Eastings: 486593

OS Northings: 313761

OS Grid: SK865137

Mapcode National: GBR CR0.YQ2

Mapcode Global: WHFKG.X1J7

Entry Name: Lychgate, North Gate, West Gate and Walls at Churchyard of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186575

Location: Ashwell, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Ashwell

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Ashwell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text



6/6 Lychgate, N gate, W gate
and walls at Churchyard
of St. Mary


Lychgate, N gate, W gate and walls of c1850. Probably by W. Butterfield.
Coursed squared rubble ironstone with limestone dressings and coping.
Wooden open work and slate roof to lychgate. Walls, partly retaining
with buttresses, surround 4 sides of churchyard. The rubble stone is
striped with dressed stone and coped. Lychgate to E has half hipped roof,
gable facing, supported on open work and high stone plinth. 4 steps lead
up to landing whence 5 steps up to churchyard. A pair of gates on landing:
wooden with wrought iron spear head finials alternating with simple wooden
ones. N gate of stone with Gothic arch surrounded by sloping sides and
flat top. 2 buttresses to front. Within stone coped side walls 5 stone
steps, lead to landing whence 4 further steps lead to churchyard. On
landing pair of gates similar to those on the lychgate. The small W gate
has Gothic arched doorway with stone surround and wooden door.

Listing NGR: SK8659313761

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

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