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The cemetery lych gate and adjoining cemetery walls

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1185 / 50°7'6"N

Longitude: -5.4768 / 5°28'36"W

OS Eastings: 151556

OS Northings: 30055

OS Grid: SW515300

Mapcode National: GBR DXVC.J48

Mapcode Global: VH130.09Z0

Entry Name: The cemetery lych gate and adjoining cemetery walls

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69949

Location: St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, TR17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Michael's Mount

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

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Listing Text

SW 5130
4/39

MARAZION
ST MICHAEL'S MOUNT
The cemetery lych gate and adjoining cemetery walls

GV
II
Lychgate and garden walls. Built in 1889 as memorial to Sir Edward St Aubyn and Emma his wife for their seven children. Granite ashlar with granite dressings and corbelled granite roof with gable ends. Iron gates.

Plan: square plan with doorways north and south, central coffin rest and side benches. Corner buttresses. Gothic style. Cemetery walls adjoin set back to left and at right angles (approximately) to the south west corner and enclose a rectangular cemetery.

Exterior: similar gable ends north and south: the north entrance gable end has double-chamfered two-centred arch over chamfered responds; above the doorway an arched niche with statue. Hoodmoulds. The gable coping is surmounted by a Celtic cross; each gable is flanked by integral weathered buttresses and there are projecting weathered buttresses with cusped gablets on either side of the doorway. Cobbled forecourt in front with dressed granite border. Horizontally-coursed granite ashlar cemetery walls with roll-moulded granite copings. The wall steps up to follow the slope of the land.


Listing NGR: SW5155530052

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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