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Lychgate of Church of St. John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandaff, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5035 / 51°30'12"N

Longitude: -3.2413 / 3°14'28"W

OS Eastings: 313937

OS Northings: 179018

OS Grid: ST139790

Mapcode National: GBR K2B.6Z

Mapcode Global: VH6F5.RGSR

Entry Name: Lychgate of Church of St. John the Baptist

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 June 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13782

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At the south entrance to the Churchyard of Church of St. John the Baptist.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Llandaff (Llandaf)

Community: Llandaff

Locality: Radyr

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1899, designed by G E Halliday.

Exterior

Timber structure supported on low walls of Radyr stone; gabled roof, tile covered, with cruciform finial. Heavy wooden double gate of single span which swings on a central pivot; pulleys. Plaque on south-west side of lych gate which says ''THIS GATE WAS ERECTED BY FRANKLIN GEORGE EVANS JUSTICE OF THE PEACE FOR GLAMORGAN & MONMOUTH OF LLWYNARTHAN CASTLETON, MONMOUTH FORMERLY OF TYNANT RADYR AND FOR 12 YEARS CHURCHWARDEN OF THIS PARISH AD 1899 G E HALLIDAY ARCHITECT ''.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Church of St. John the Baptist.

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