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Lychgate to Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.2908 / 53°17'26"N

Longitude: -3.4684 / 3°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 302216

OS Northings: 378101

OS Grid: SJ022781

Mapcode National: GBR 4Z6D.X1

Mapcode Global: WH659.PKL1

Plus Code: 9C5R7GRJ+8J

Entry Name: Lychgate to Churchyard

Listing Date: 10 November 1994

Last Amended: 10 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14982

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At the entrance to the church yard to Saint Mary's Church, set back from the street.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Rhuddlan

Community: Rhuddlan

Built-Up Area: Rhuddlan

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built as part of Gilbert Scott's restoration of the church between 1868-1870.


Stone base supporting timberwork. Gables at either side have scallopped barge-boards and are jettied out on braces sprung from corbels. 4 scissor-braced collar trusses inside.

Reasons for Listing

A significant component of Scott's restoration of the church, the lych-gate illustrates gothic revival principals, both in its symbolic importance and in its robustly crafted detail.

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