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Latitude: 50.4369 / 50°26'12"N
Longitude: -3.57 / 3°34'11"W
OS Eastings: 288602
OS Northings: 60848
OS Grid: SX886608
Mapcode National: GBR QT.RSJC
Mapcode Global: FRA 37DW.YVF
Plus Code: 9C2RCCPJ+Q2
Entry Name: Lych Gate and Pedestrian Gate to the Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 25 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1298315
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383785
Location: Torbay, TQ3
Electoral Ward/Division: Roundham-with-Hyde
Built-Up Area: Paignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Paignton St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX8860 CHURCH STREET
1947-1/5/18 (South side)
Lych gate and pedestrian gate to the
Church of St John the Baptist
Lych gate. Late C19. Lychgate constructed of local grey
limestone with red sandstone dressings; gableted slate roof of
ornamentally-cut slates; crested ridge tiles. Pedestrian
gateway alongside built of local grey limestone with Ham Hill
dressings. Timber gates.
PLAN: Lychgate at NW corner of the churchyard with pedestrian
gate alongside to the S.
EXTERIOR: Lychgate consists of 2 large buttress-like piers
with coped set-offs and gabled tops. Upward-curving timber
brackets spring from the set-offs to support the roof. Common
rafter roof with diagonal boarding behind the rafters. Crested
ridge tiles include terracotta cross in the centre and foliage
crests to left and right.
Pair of simple openwork timber gates with trefoil-headed
panels above the middle rail filled with iron stanchions and
crosspieces. The pedestrian gateway alongside is ogival on
plan and attached to a short section of contemporary walling.
The wall has a Ham Hill stone plinth and steep Ham Hill coping
and the two ends terminate in piers, one retaining a crocketed
Ham Hill stone finial. Simple openwork gate with ogival-headed
panels above the middle rail.
Listing NGR: SX8860260847
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