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Boundary Wall, Lych Gate and Stiles to Churchyard to Church of St Mary Magdalen

A Grade II Listed Building in Hewelsfield and Brockweir, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7159 / 51°42'57"N

Longitude: -2.6272 / 2°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 356762

OS Northings: 202093

OS Grid: SO567020

Mapcode National: GBR JP.31TS

Mapcode Global: VH87G.D4YF

Plus Code: 9C3VP98F+94

Entry Name: Boundary Wall, Lych Gate and Stiles to Churchyard to Church of St Mary Magdalen

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354389

Location: Hewelsfield and Brockweir, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Hewelsfield and Brockweir

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hewelsfield St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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SO 50 SE
6/24 Boundary wall, lych
gate and stiles
to churchyard to
church of
St Mary Magdalen
Churchyard boundary wall with lych gate and stiles. Undated, C20 lych. Surrounding
wall is rough squared drystone rubble without capping or coping, varying in
height from c800mm to 1.5m, containing to east and south built-in upright sandstone
slab stiles approached externally by rough stone steps; a third stile may be
located to north, but here the walling overgrown with ivy at time of survey,
December 1983. Main entrance, from west, through wide gabled lych gate in
coursed stone with stone slate roof carried across opening on deep wood lintols
to brackets on stone corbels, pair of wood gates and a small swing gate, to
left of and outside main construction. This is an example of the roughly oval
enclosure, probably indicating a Celtic site, and similar to that at the Church
of St Andrew, Woolaston (qv). It is included principally for this historic

Listing NGR: SO5676202093

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