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Lych Gate to Church of St Mungo

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0566 / 55°3'23"N

Longitude: -2.2029 / 2°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 387135

OS Northings: 573586

OS Grid: NY871735

Mapcode National: GBR F91Z.W4

Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.458C

Plus Code: 9C7V3Q4W+JR

Entry Name: Lych Gate to Church of St Mungo

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240821

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

SIMONBURN THE GREEN
NY 8773
(West side)
19/137 Lych gate to Church
of St. Mungo
II

Lych gate. Dated 1885 by R.J. Johnson in memory of Lancelot J.H. Allgood.
Ashlar sandstone with stone-flagged roof. Square plan. 4 gabled faces with
angle buttresses and double-chamfered pointed arches. Front arch under hoodmould
has moulded outer order with nailhead and engaged colonnettes. Gable has
relief of cross slab and is inscribed:

To the Glory of God
In memory of Lancelot
John Hunter Allgood of
Nunwick Esq.
This gate is erected by his
Kindred, Friends and Tenants A.D. 1885

Steeply-pitched cross-gabled roof with stone water spouts projecting diagonally
at corners of eaves. Inner order of arch facing churchyard is inscribed in
Gothic letters:

TILL THE DAY BREAKS AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY.

Side walls have moulded coping and stone benches on inner faces. Octapartite
stone vault with chamfered ribs.


Listing NGR: NY8713573588

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