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Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Paternus

A Grade II Listed Building in North Petherwin, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.681 / 50°40'51"N

Longitude: -4.4338 / 4°26'1"W

OS Eastings: 228154

OS Northings: 89638

OS Grid: SX281896

Mapcode National: GBR NH.6DXS

Mapcode Global: FRA 17L8.QH4

Plus Code: 9C2QMHJ8+9F

Entry Name: Lychgate at West Entrance to Churchyard of Church of St Paternus

Listing Date: 11 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68011

ID on this website: 101142905

Location: St Paternus Church, North Petherwin, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: North Petherwin

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: North Petherwin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Lychgate

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8/116 Lychgate at west entrance to
- churchyard of Church of St Paternus


Lychgate. Circa 1878, probably contemporary with the restoration of the church (qv
Church of St Paternus). Ashlar local stone. Slate roof with half hipped ends with
scalloped slate verges, clay ridge tiles and clay crosses at the ends of the ridge.
Rectangular plan, the lychgate forming the west entrance to the churchyard.
The lynchgate has stone side walls with a 2-centred arch opening at either end; the
inner (churchyard end) has buttresses with set-offs flanking the arch; the outer end
has timber gates.
Interior: Common-rafter roof with arch braces on small corbels resting on the
moulded wall-plate.

Listing NGR: SX2815489638

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