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Latitude: 50.5722 / 50°34'20"N
Longitude: -3.7169 / 3°43'0"W
OS Eastings: 278514
OS Northings: 76127
OS Grid: SX785761
Mapcode National: GBR QK.4BT1
Mapcode Global: FRA 373K.7RG
Entry Name: Lychgate at West Entrance to St Michael's Churchyard
Listing Date: 23 August 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240926
English Heritage Legacy ID: 439400
Location: Ilsington, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Ilsington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilsington St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 77 NE
3/123 Lychgate at west entrance to
23.8.55 St Michael's Churchyard
Lychgate. 1908 by Thomas Henry Lyon. Granite rubble and timber framing, covered
with roughcast in upper storey. Slated roof. Rendered chimneystack on right-hand
gable wall, on front slope of roof. Consists of open ground storey with chamber
above. On left side it is built up against the gable of St Michael's Cottages; on
right side is a thick stone wall. Opening front and back flanked by thick roughcast
columns without bases; simple granite capitals with round drops beneath each corner.
In centre is a pair of wooden gates in a segmental-headed frame with open spandrels.
Upper storey has canted bay window in each face. To right of west front is a niche
containing a stone statue of St. Michael. Next to it is a slate panel inscribed
'Restored in 1977 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II'. To
right of gate is a flight of granite steps leading to upper chamber. Under the gate
are 2 stone tablets commemorating the head of 1914-18 and 1939-45 wars.
Source: for name of architect, Mr Dick Wills of Narracombe.
Listing NGR: SX7851276126
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 25 July 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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