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Lych Gate, Walls, Horse Trough and Mounting Block North of Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Liskeard, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4538 / 50°27'13"N

Longitude: -4.461 / 4°27'39"W

OS Eastings: 225392

OS Northings: 64447

OS Grid: SX253644

Mapcode National: GBR NF.NZXD

Mapcode Global: FRA 17JV.KW9

Entry Name: Lych Gate, Walls, Horse Trough and Mounting Block North of Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 15 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382156

Location: Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Liskeard

Built-Up Area: Liskeard

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Liskeard

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


LISKEARD

SX2564 CHURCH STREET NORTH
979-1/5/70 (South side)
Lych gate, walls, horse trough and
mounting block north of Church of St
Martin

GV II

Lych gate and adjoining retaining walls flanking path and
approx 60m to the E. Late C19 lych gate, older walls, probably
C18 and later; mounting block probably early C19; horse trough
1893. Slatestone rubble; some granite dressings; lych gate
with dry Delabole slate roof with shaped oak barge boards and
crested clay ridge tiles. Rectangular-on-plan lych gate with
serpentine-on-plan walls linked to wall flanking church path;
long wall adjoining left of gate, short wall to right. Lych
gate has open front and rear with 4-centred arched oak
doorways with carved spandrels. Front has pair of square gate
piers and mid C19 iron gates. Paired vents to gable ends.
INTERIOR has probably C18 coffin rest flanked by granite grid
stiles and benches. Oak waggon roof. Subsidiary features
include: 3 steps on 3 sides up to tapered landing in front of
lych gate; from this 2 steps up to mounting block on the left
built against older churchyard wall; on the right a later wall
surmounted by iron railings and left of mounting block a
granite horse trough with inscription:'PRESENTED TO THE
BOROUGH BY A LOVER OF ANIMALS'.


Listing NGR: SX2539264446

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

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