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Lychgate at West Entrance to St Michael's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilsington, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439400

Location: Ilsington, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ilsington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ilsington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

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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