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Lychgate to S of Church of St Engan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8135 / 52°48'48"N

Longitude: -4.5328 / 4°31'58"W

OS Eastings: 229396

OS Northings: 327003

OS Grid: SH293270

Mapcode National: GBR 55.VWXK

Mapcode Global: WH44V.BJRY

Entry Name: Lychgate to S of Church of St Engan

Listing Date: 19 October 1971

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4305

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated at SE angle of churchyard, set back from road.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Lychgate of uncertain date; the roof timbers appear to be C16 similar to those in church but are reused.


Lychgate, rubble stone with broad full-height opening both ends and slate gabled roof. The roof is carried down lower on left side of churchyard front with low door and slab lintel. Broad and tall mid C19 wooden gate with mid-rail and dog-bars at NW end. Roof is supported by three oak collar-beam trusses, the centre one arch-braced. Double purlins. All the timbers are reused, possibly originally C16.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a lychgate with C16 timbers, possibly reused, of group value with the church.

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