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Latitude: 50.719 / 50°43'8"N
Longitude: -3.364 / 3°21'50"W
OS Eastings: 303807
OS Northings: 91930
OS Grid: SY038919
Mapcode National: GBR P5.C92D
Mapcode Global: FRA 37V5.M8N
Entry Name: Lychgate and Adjoining Boundary Walls on East Side of Churchyard
Listing Date: 26 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141430
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352334
Location: Aylesbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Aylesbeare
Built-Up Area: Aylesbeare
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Aylesbeare Blessed Virgin Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 09 SW AYLESBEARE AYLESBEARE
3/13 Lychgate and adjoining
- boundary walls on east side of
Lychgate and adjoining boundary wall including a kissing gate. Late C19. The
lychgate is built of red conglomerate ashlar with Bathstone corbels and is partly
oak-framed; roof of scallop-shaped red tiles with red crested and pierced ridge
tiles. The adjoining walls are of Torquay limestone random rubble with red
conglomerate ashlar coping and quoins.
The lychgate has a gable-ended roof supported on 4-stone corner posts. They are
connected each side by low walls with open framing above. It contains double-gates.
It is flanked each side by low churchyard boundary walls and that to right contains
a kissing gate.
The front and rear faces have the ashlar corner posts with chamfered plinth
surmounted by pairs of fluted Bathstone corbels. The end trusses are arch-braced
and the space above the collar contains an open quatrefoil containing a plaque with
a carved fleur-de-lys. The collar is inscribed 'sic vas non vobis'. The sides
contain square-headed windows containing Gothic tracery; 2-light windows flanking a
lancet. The underside of the 2-bay roof is boarded with a central simple A-frame
truss. The gates are panelled below the lock-bar and open above. The strap hinges
are bolted on. The kissing gate is similar.
Listing NGR: SY0380791930
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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