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Lych Gate and Coffin Rest at Approximately South of Church of Saint Gothian

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2217 / 50°13'18"N

Longitude: -5.3852 / 5°23'6"W

OS Eastings: 158621

OS Northings: 41229

OS Grid: SW586412

Mapcode National: GBR FX23.41S

Mapcode Global: VH12G.LPWD

Plus Code: 9C2P6JC7+MW

Entry Name: Lych Gate and Coffin Rest at Approximately South of Church of Saint Gothian

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70131

Location: Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwinear-Gwithian

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Phillack

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SW 54 SE
1/37 Lych gate and coffin rest at
- approximately south of Church of
Saint Gothian

Lych gate and coffin rest. C13 tomb slab used as coffin rest ; the lych gate was
built circa 1865-7 by Edmund Sedding incorporating C15 piers and arches from the
former south arcade of the church. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Dry
Delabole slate roof with projecting verges and eaves.
Plan: Grid stile with thick side walls incorporating C15 piers as responds to an
arched doorway at front and rear of the building. The coffin rest is just outside of
the lych gate in the middle of the path towards the south porch of the church.
Exterior: buttressed abutments to the front and rear 4-centred arches. C15 standard
A (Pevsner) piers as responds to the arches. Projecting wavy-edged barge boards over
exposed king post roof structure.
Sources: Gwithian, by Charles Thomas, 1964.

Listing NGR: SW5862141229

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