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Latitude: 50.9513 / 50°57'4"N
Longitude: -4.0887 / 4°5'19"W
OS Eastings: 253381
OS Northings: 118952
OS Grid: SS533189
Mapcode National: GBR KP.NB0Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 26BL.DY9
Entry Name: Lychgate and Adjoining East Churchyard Walls of the Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147902
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91858
Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38
Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD
SS 53 18 IN THE WOOD
18/247 Lychgate and adjoining east
- churchyard walls of the Church of
Lychgate and adjoining churchyard walls. 1877. Lychgate has side sleeper walls of
local stone rubble with sandstone ashlar quoins and coping. It is timber framed
above. The side walls are an open arcade with trefoil-headed bays. The roof is
slate with bands of scallop-shaped slate with crested ridge tiles. It is gable-ended
with cusped bargeboards each end and wrought iron apex crosses. Each end are tie
beam trusses with king post and curving braces. Original timber double gates with
diagonal cast iron grilles over the middle rails and a cast iron crest with fleur-de-
lys finials. The floor and flight of 5 steps down to the lane are slate. Each side
stone rubble churchyard walls ramp down to revet the churchyard.
Source: J Clemens. Church guide (1983).
Listing NGR: SS5338118949
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