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Lychgate and Attached Churchyard Walls to East and South of Church of St Gluvias

A Grade II Listed Building in Penryn, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1705 / 50°10'13"N

Longitude: -5.1001 / 5°6'0"W

OS Eastings: 178720

OS Northings: 34648

OS Grid: SW787346

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.G7H9

Mapcode Global: FRA 086K.WCQ

Plus Code: 9C2P5VCX+5X

Entry Name: Lychgate and Attached Churchyard Walls to East and South of Church of St Gluvias

Listing Date: 22 September 1971

Last Amended: 18 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365725

Location: Penryn, Cornwall, TR10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Penryn

Built-Up Area: Penryn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Gluvias

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description


PENRYN

SW7834NE CHURCH HILL
580-1/4/52 (East side (off))
22/09/71 Lychgate and attached churchyard
walls to E and S of Church of St
Gluvias
(Formerly Listed as:
Lychgate and Churchyard wall of
Parish Church)

GV II

Lychgate and attached walls. Wall to south probably C18;
lychgate and wall with railings in front of west end of church
late C19 or early C20. Older walls rubble with hogs-back
granite coping with stumps of former iron railings; lychgate
is dressed granite and some rubble; dry Delabole slate roof
with pierced ridge tiles; other walls are dressed granite
brought to course with granite copings stepped up to follow
slope to gateway with granite monolithic piers. Lychgate has
side walls corbelled out near the top at front and rear; wide
opening spanned by chamfered timber lintel/wall plate;
wrought-iron gates with quatrefoil frieze; similar detail to
other railings and gates. INTERIOR of lychgate has central
coffin rest and roof structure with central tie-beam truss
with arched collar.


Listing NGR: SW7872034648

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