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Lych-Gate to Christ Church Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7483 / 52°44'53"N

Longitude: -3.2187 / 3°13'7"W

OS Eastings: 317833

OS Northings: 317438

OS Grid: SJ178174

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.ZYFR

Mapcode Global: WH798.J5HX

Plus Code: 9C4RPQXJ+8G

Entry Name: Lych-Gate to Christ Church Parish Church

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15959

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located at the crossroads at the centre of the village, and the corner of the sloping churchyard.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Bwlch-y-Cibau

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Rubble walls with stone dressings on which is mounted open timber framed arcades carrying an open raftered tiled roof with prominent gable crosses. The roof is carried on cambered tie beams with bracketed crown post struts; the ties being inscribed on their outer faces with simple lettered inscriptions. External gates with pierced trefoils and inserted iron fleurs.

Within the porch, timber coffin rests on either side.

Reasons for Listing

Included as being of group value with the church, at the centre of the village.

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    Located on the grass verge opposite the Lych Gate of Christ Church parish church.
  • II Sundial in the Churchyard to Christ Church Parish Church
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  • II Christ Church Parish Church
    In the centre of the village, set at the top of a sloping rubble-walled churchyard.
  • II Ty Rop
    Located on the W side of the minor road from Bwlch-y-cibau to Meifod, set behind a front cottage garden.
  • II* Bryngwyn Hall
    Situated in its own landscaped park, on the northern side of Bwlch-y-cibau.
  • II Stables & Coach House at Bryngwyn Hall
    Bryngwyn Hall is set in its own landscaped gardens on the N side of Bwlch-y-cibau. The stables and coach-house are immediately downhill to the N of the main house.
  • II Bryn-Derwen Lodge
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  • II Ysgubor Coed-Oer-Le
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