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Lych Gate with Iron Gates, Kingston Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Fratton, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8032 / 50°48'11"N

Longitude: -1.0683 / 1°4'5"W

OS Eastings: 465749

OS Northings: 100813

OS Grid: SU657008

Mapcode National: GBR VVN.L9

Mapcode Global: FRA 86NZ.1MJ

Entry Name: Lych Gate with Iron Gates, Kingston Cemetery

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475116

Location: Portsmouth, PO1

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Fratton

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Portsea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SU6500 ST MARY'S ROAD, Kingston
774-1/10/259 (North side)
Lych gate with iron gates, Kingston
Cemetery

GV II

Lych gate with iron gates. c1858. Probably by George Rake.
Flint, grey Portland stone rubble, stone dressings. Slate
roof. At centre is a large vehicular entrance with stone
pointed arch and moulded jambs with flanking round attached
columns with the round moulding continuing over arch. Behind
are 2 shorter paired columns at each side supported on stone
corbels. Stone coped facing gable. Stepped clasping buttresses
with rusticated stone quoins each terminating with crocketed
pinnacle. Ornately patterned 2-leaf wrought-iron gate, each
panel with 18 small square pierced trefoil panels with
patterned ironwork with spikes to top panel. Flanking recessed
pedestrian entries each with pointed stone arch and dripstone.
Facing gable with small pediment over each opening. Rusticated
stone quoins with short flanking stepped buttresses.
Wrought-iron gate to each opening, smaller but similar
patterned to centre gates. Rear face of entrance is similar to
front except in lieu of attached columns to centre opening
jambs are plain splayed stone. Centre porch has timber roof
trusses with diagonal boarding and flanking pedestrian porches
have low stone barrel vaults.

Listing NGR: SU6600900822

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

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