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Inner Lych Gate Approximately 12 Metres South of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7485 / 50°44'54"N

Longitude: -3.3902 / 3°23'24"W

OS Eastings: 302017

OS Northings: 95247

OS Grid: SY020952

Mapcode National: GBR P4.Q80G

Mapcode Global: FRA 37S3.H1C

Entry Name: Inner Lych Gate Approximately 12 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352456

Location: Rockbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Rockbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rockbeare St Mary with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SY 09 NW ROCKBEARE ROCKBEARE

1/133 Inner lych gate approximately
- 12 metres south of Church of
St Mary

GV II

Lych gate. Dated 1890. Large blocks of red conglomerate ashlar with grey limestone
ashlar quoins and coping, the latter with faint rustication; red tile roof with
crested and pierced ridge tiles.
The blind full-height side walls have chamfered and straight cut stopped inner
edges. The roof is hipped each end with small gablets filled with carved oak open
quatrefoils in circles. Across the front and back are oak low flat arches with
moulded soffits and carved foliate spandrels. The front also has the initials TP to
left and date 1890. These are panelled double gates with a wrought iron crest of
fleur-de-lys. The roof is boarded and has a central king post truss.
From the front 2 broad flights of 6 steps, the upper tier of limestone, the lower of
granite, descend to the outer graveyard. The low parapets each side are built in
the same style as the walls of the lych gate.


Listing NGR: SY0201795244

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

Description


SY 09 NW ROCKBEARE ROCKBEARE

1/133 Inner lych gate approximately
- 12 metres south of Church of
St Mary

GV II

Lych gate. Dated 1890. Large blocks of red conglomerate ashlar with grey limestone
ashlar quoins and coping, the latter with faint rustication; red tile roof with
crested and pierced ridge tiles.
The blind full-height side walls have chamfered and straight cut stopped inner
edges. The roof is hipped each end with small gablets filled with carved oak open
quatrefoils in circles. Across the front and back are oak low flat arches with
moulded soffits and carved foliate spandrels. The front also has the initials TP to
left and date 1890. These are panelled double gates with a wrought iron crest of
fleur-de-lys. The roof is boarded and has a central king post truss.
From the front 2 broad flights of 6 steps, the upper tier of limestone, the lower of
granite, descend to the outer graveyard. The low parapets each side are built in
the same style as the walls of the lych gate.


Listing NGR: SY0201795244

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