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Lych-gate and stable at the entrance to the churchyard of the Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0708 / 52°4'14"N

Longitude: -3.285 / 3°17'5"W

OS Eastings: 312021

OS Northings: 242163

OS Grid: SO120421

Mapcode National: GBR YT.CPSR

Mapcode Global: VH6BG.06QV

Plus Code: 9C4R3PC8+82

Entry Name: Lych-gate and stable at the entrance to the churchyard of the Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 18 September 1960

Last Amended: 18 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8771

Building Class: Domestic

ID on this website: 300008771

Location: The Church is located near the crest of the hill, with extensive views SE over the valley of the Wye. The entrance building or lych-gate to the churchyard stands above the church on the E side of the

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Locality: Llanstephan

Traditional County: Radnorshire

Tagged with: Lychgate

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The building is probably of the C18, built of rubble stone with a continuous stone slate roof. It comprises a cart gate at the centre, with pedestrian gate to the right beyond a full width rectangular pier, and a small enclosed structure at the left end, said to be a stable for the parson's cob. The roof has open rafters, supported on tapered king posts on the cross walls. The pedestrian gate has a pierced lintel for a former turning gate. The stable has a small ventilated opening to the front and a boarded door set in a dowelled frame. the present gates are a later replacement.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusual building of special interest, and of group value with St Stephen's Church.

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