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The Lychgate at Kirkley Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4583 / 52°27'29"N

Longitude: 1.7354 / 1°44'7"E

OS Eastings: 653869

OS Northings: 291045

OS Grid: TM538910

Mapcode National: GBR YTL.TV8

Mapcode Global: VHN43.1G9T

Plus Code: 9F43FP5P+85

Entry Name: The Lychgate at Kirkley Cemetery

Listing Date: 20 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469206

Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR33

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Kirkley

Built-Up Area: Lowestoft

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kirkley St Peter and St John

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(North West side)
The Lychgate at Kirkley Cemetery


Lychgate. 1880. By JL Clemence. Random stone with stone dressings and timber framing with plain-tile pyramidal roof. Arts and Crafts style. Square plan, the stone walls either side the carriage way having returns, those towards the centre forming a gateway on the London Road side, the others forming the springing point for curved braces. Above the walls rises an elaborate timber-framed superstructure, some of the square panels filled by fretted woodwork either simple panel tracery or quatrefoils. Roof is surmounted by bellcote. Forms a group with North Eastern and South Western Chapels (qv). A large and elaborate lychgate.

Listing NGR: TM5386991045

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

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