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Church Lychgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Wykeham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2369 / 54°14'12"N

Longitude: -0.5216 / 0°31'17"W

OS Eastings: 496452

OS Northings: 483366

OS Grid: SE964833

Mapcode National: GBR SMSF.VY

Mapcode Global: WHGC4.YRSS

Entry Name: Church Lychgate

Listing Date: 18 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327436

Location: Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Wykeham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 9683 WYKEHAM A 170
(north side)

14/116 Church Lychgate


Tower of the former St Helen's Chapel of Ease; now lychgate and bell tower.
C14; restored in 1853-54, when the spire was added by William Butterfield.
Sandstone rubble with restoration, including buttresses, in sandstone
ashlar; stone flag spire and slate roof to staircase extension. 3-stage
tower with offset diagonal buttresses and single-stage staircase extension
to north. Lowest stage pierced on both sides by a double-chamfered pointed
arch on chamfered responds, with bar stops to the west and broach stops to
the east. Single rectangular light to second stage, and 2-light louvred
bell openings with trefoil tracery beneath pointed head-stopped hood-mould
to third stage. Chamfered string courses to second and third stages.
Octagonal broach spire with lucarnes and weather-vane. Pent roof to
staircase extension. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, The
North Riding, 1966; p 404.

Listing NGR: SE9645283366

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