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Lychgate at St Philips Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmouth (Bermo), Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.744 / 52°44'38"N

Longitude: -3.9991 / 3°59'56"W

OS Eastings: 265146

OS Northings: 318139

OS Grid: SH651181

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.0212

Mapcode Global: WH56M.J9W6

Entry Name: Lychgate at St Philips Church

Listing Date: 9 November 1992

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5250

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: The church is reached up a steep lane off the main road; the lychgate is at the entrance to the sloping churchyard.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Barmouth (Bermo)

Community: Barmouth

Locality: Caerdeon

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Erected 1927 in memory of Catherine Jane Holland, widow of Samuel Holland, MP for Meirioneth (1870-1885); he purchased the Caerdeon estate in 1875 and is himself commemorated by the E window in the church.

St Philip's Caerdeon was built in 1862 for the Rev W E Jelf, an Oxford accademic, to the designs of Rev J L Petit, the well-known architectural writer.

Exterior

Rubble construction with roughly carved voussoirs to round-arched openings at either end; thick, undressed slate roof with overhanging eaves and exposed rafter-ends. All in similar manner to the church. Seats within and commemorative plaque.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with St Philip's Church.

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