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Lychgate at Aston Burial Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0172 / 53°1'1"N

Longitude: -2.5819 / 2°34'54"W

OS Eastings: 361058

OS Northings: 346810

OS Grid: SJ610468

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.FWX2

Mapcode Global: WH9BH.9FRB

Entry Name: Lychgate at Aston Burial Ground

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422250

Location: Newhall, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Newhall

Built-Up Area: Aston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wrenbury St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

NEWHALL C.P. WRENBURY ROAD
SJ 64 NW
6107 4680
3/73 Lychgate at Aston Burial
- Ground
- II
War Memorial lychgate. c.1919. Timber framed on brick base with a
slate roof. Side walls with double gates between. Road front: corner
posts of cross section. The jowled tops are inscribed at left 1914,
at right 1918 supporting a cambered tie-beam which is inscribed IN
MEMORY OF THE FALLEN HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR. S-shaped braces above
and decorated bargeboards. Rear: similar, the bressumer inscribed
UNRIGHTEOUS TO FORGET and the inner face inscribed THEY DIED THAT WE
MIGHT LIVE. Also inside at left and right are wooden tablets above
the brick side walls, being that at left inscribed
BROOMHALL/SOUND/NEWHALL/SMEETON and then a list of 13 names. To the
right is a similar tablet inscribed REMEMBRANCE/DUTY/ PATRIOTISM/TRUTH
FREEDOM/FAITH/SACRIFICE/LOVE/IMMORTALITY. There are stone quoins to
the rear of the lower brick walls and a chamfered coping to the top.


Listing NGR: SJ6105846810


This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 20 July 2017.

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

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