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Latitude: 53.1923 / 53°11'32"N
Longitude: -3.6855 / 3°41'7"W
OS Eastings: 287485
OS Northings: 367466
OS Grid: SH874674
Mapcode National: GBR 68.2Z37
Mapcode Global: WH65S.C170
Plus Code: 9C5R58R7+WQ
Entry Name: Lychgate to Church of St Digain
Listing Date: 23 June 1967
Last Amended: 17 March 1999
Source ID: 98
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The lychgate is situated on the W side of the churchyard, close to the centre of Llangernyw village.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Lychgate built in the C18, inscription on lintel dated 1745. Addition of cast iron gates and re-roofing in the C19, weathervane dated 1867.
Vernacular masonry structure, square on plan, with gabled roof. Built of local stone rubble with painted rough-cast render on elevations; projecting spur stone at base of SW quoin. Roof of machine-made plain clay tiles with clayware ridge, open eaves and plain barge boards to gables. Decorated wrought iron finial and weathervane at W end of roof ridge. Doorway in W gable wall, facing street, has a painted timber lintel with a carved inscription reading 'E.LL . I.C Wardens 1745' and a pair of C19 cast iron gates with ramped top rails and fleur de lis head to balusters and dog bars. N and S elevations each have one small rectangular unglazed window with a fixed 4-light iron casement.
Open rafter roof on purlins spanning between gable walls. Plastered walls and splayed window embrasures. Slate-topped wall benches on N and S sides.
Included as a surviving example of an C18 lychgate retaining much of its historic fabric and for group value with adjacent church and churchyard monuments.
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