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Churchyard Lych Gate Adjoining North Side of Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Drewsteignton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7035 / 50°42'12"N

Longitude: -3.7912 / 3°47'28"W

OS Eastings: 273606

OS Northings: 90850

OS Grid: SX736908

Mapcode National: GBR QF.93SB

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Y6.WB3

Plus Code: 9C2RP635+CG

Entry Name: Churchyard Lych Gate Adjoining North Side of Church Cottage

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94899

Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Drewsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/105 Churchyard lych gate adjoining
north side of Church Cottage


Lych gate. Probably C19. Coursed blocks of massive granite ashlar; slate roof.
Lych gate with kissing gate alongside forms the west gateway to the churchyard. It
is built against the front wall of Church Cottage (q.v). The outer (left looking
towards the Church) wall is a granite ashlar wall with a chamfered plinth, large
shaped kneelers and granite coping. It carries the end of the roof, the other end
resting against the cottage. This roof has its original ridge and purlins. This
shelters the timber double gates which are panelled below the lockbar, open above
with wrought iron railings and crest of iron fleur-de-lys. They are hung on large
strap hinges. Kissing gate to the left in same style.

Listing NGR: SX7361090854

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

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