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Lych Gate in Churchyard of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Tarporley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1577 / 53°9'27"N

Longitude: -2.6687 / 2°40'7"W

OS Eastings: 355380

OS Northings: 362497

OS Grid: SJ553624

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.5083

Mapcode Global: WH88J.ZWBL

Entry Name: Lych Gate in Churchyard of St Helen

Listing Date: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57259

Location: Tarporley, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tarporley

Built-Up Area: Tarporley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tarporley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 56 SE TARPORLEY C.P. (Off) HIGH STREET

1/71 Lych gate in churchyard
of St Helen
-

GV II

Lychgate. Early C20: Timber framed on stone plinth with a stone
slate roof. Rectangular body. Stone plinth to sides. Four timber
posts to each side, those at centre set closer together and filled
with cusped wooden tracery and a trefoil to each apex. Arched braces
to tie beams with arched braces above connecting to the principals.
King posts and V-strutting to both gables. The western tie beam is
inscribed. "If Thou Wilt Enter Into Life Keep The Commandments". The
eastern tie beam is inscribed. "Let Thy Loving Spirit Lead Them Forth
Into The Land Of Righteousness." This item is included for group
value.

Listing NGR: SJ5538062497

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

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