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Lychgate at Llanrhychwyn Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Trefriw, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.1377 / 53°8'15"N

Longitude: -3.833 / 3°49'58"W

OS Eastings: 277478

OS Northings: 361625

OS Grid: SH774616

Mapcode National: GBR 62.6CDX

Mapcode Global: WH65X.3D1G

Plus Code: 9C5R45Q8+3R

Entry Name: Lychgate at Llanrhychwyn Church

Listing Date: 30 May 1996

Last Amended: 30 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16946

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located immediately to the N of Llanrhychwyn church.

County: Conwy

Community: Trefriw

Community: Trefriw

Locality: Llanrychwyn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Square C18 rubble lychgate, gabled with old slate roof and rubble gable parapets. Opposing openings with exposed timber lintels; that to the N is inscribed: ` IT ID OT 1462 WO,' (for churchwardens), though the 4 has been recarved and should be a 7. Pegged oak frame and early C20 plain oak gate; rough stone slab floor and narrow stone benching to interior E and W sides.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Llanrhychwyn church.

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  • II Bron Edda
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  • II The Old Rectory
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  • II Pont -y- Pandy
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