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Lychgate and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0888 / 51°5'19"N

Longitude: -4.0628 / 4°3'46"W

OS Eastings: 255626

OS Northings: 134189

OS Grid: SS556341

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CQL5

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.R0W

Entry Name: Lychgate and Walls

Listing Date: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485780

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Pilton with Ashford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS5534SE ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD, Pilton
684-1/2/325 (West side)
Lychgate and walls

GV II

Lychgate and walls. 1898 (datestone). Lychgate stone rubble
with ashlar dressings; slate roof. Rubble walls with brick
copings. Free Gothic style. Sited at the W end of the
churchyard. Archway from lane into churchyard through
lychgate, which has small rooms to N and S.
Single storey. Asymmetrical 2-window range with a central
doorway. Embattled parapet with coped merlons and embrasures,
rises in the centre; moulded string below parapet. 3-centred
central archway with double hollow-chamfered arch, flanked by
2 windows, a cusped quatrefoil with hoodmould to the right and
a lancet to the left. Small segmental-headed doorway to the
left. Date plaque of 1898 over centre of the archway. Rear
elevation, to lane, is to matching style with 2-leaf plank
door with ornamental strap hinges. Tall walls to left and
right enclose churchyard on the W side.

Listing NGR: SS5562634189

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