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Latitude: 50.4355 / 50°26'7"N
Longitude: -4.9396 / 4°56'22"W
OS Eastings: 191340
OS Northings: 63643
OS Grid: SW913636
Mapcode National: GBR ZN.5MQC
Mapcode Global: FRA 07JW.ZB9
Entry Name: Three Lychgates and Walls Surrounding the Churchyard to South, West and North of Church of St Columba
Listing Date: 12 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327426
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71249
Location: St. Columb Major, Cornwall, TR9
Civil Parish: St. Columb Major
Built-Up Area: St Columb Major
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Columb Major
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST COLUMB MAJOR MARKET PLACE (north side),
St Columb Major
17/278 Three lychgates and walls
- surrounding the churchyard to
south, west and north of Church of
Three lychgates and walls at the south, west and north sides of the churchyard. C19.
Granite and slatestone rubble with granite dressings.
At the south east entrance to the churchyard in Market Place, there is a flight of 6
wide granite steps with flanking wall to right in rubble with chamfered granite
coping, about one metre high, stepped, in two ranges. Short section of rubble wall
to each side of the gateway, with C20 wooden gates and central granite coffin rest.
with flat top of two slabs of granite.
The churchyard walls continue about 40 metres to west, about 1½ metres high, with
chamfered granite coping and weathered buttresses at intervals. The wall terminates
with a pair of granite ashlar Gothic piers, of square plan, about 3 metres high, with
weathered buttresses to outer sides and blank quatrefoils at the top with plain
pyramidal caps. These piers form the entrance to West Street.
Similar wall continued, running north/south for about 100 metres along the west side
of the churchyard, diminshing in height towards the north. The wall is returned
along the north side of the churchyard about 15 metres to the north lychgate. This
is in granite ashlar, with a pier with pyramidal cap to each side of a cusped 4-
centred arch, with gable over with raised coped verges and finial. C20 wooden gate.
Listing NGR: SW9127663669
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