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Lychgate and Adjoining Boundary Walls on East Side of Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Aylesbeare, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RPJ9P+JC

Entry Name: Lychgate and Adjoining Boundary Walls on East Side of Churchyard

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352334

Location: Aylesbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

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

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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

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