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Lychgate to Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5991 / 52°35'56"N

Longitude: -3.2015 / 3°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 318715

OS Northings: 300820

OS Grid: SJ187008

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.96G0

Mapcode Global: WH79V.SXNV

Entry Name: Lychgate to Churchyard

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16339

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Forms the main entrance to the churchyard at its W end.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Built-Up Area: Berriew

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Erected as a war memorial after the 1914-18 war.

Exterior

Ashlar base carrying open timber trusses of slate roof. Inscription plates incorporated into interior wall, that to World War II a later addition. Gilded lettering inscribed into the outward face of the outer tie beam. The trusses are close studded with curved braces. Paired gates framed in timber small open panels, with wrought iron braces.

Reasons for Listing

A simply detailed memorial lychgate which forms an important part of a group at the centre of the village.

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  • II Whittingham's Stores
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  • II Rhiew Cottage
    A long terrace backing on to the boundary of the churchyard at the W end of the lane.
  • II No 5, Church Terrace ( N Side),,,,,powys,
    A long terrace backing on to the boundary of the churchyard at the W end of the lane.
  • II Corner Shop
    On the west side of the short length of road that connects the B4390 and the B4385 in the centre of Berriew, backing onto the River Rhiw.
  • II The Sign
    On an 'island site' in the centre of the village.
  • II River View
    A long terrace backing on to the boundary of the churchyard at the W end of the lane.
  • II The Sign
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