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Lychgate to parish walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilycwm, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0446 / 52°2'40"N

Longitude: -3.8196 / 3°49'10"W

OS Eastings: 275305

OS Northings: 240030

OS Grid: SN753400

Mapcode National: GBR Y3.F97G

Mapcode Global: VH4H7.RV2Z

Entry Name: Lychgate to parish walls

Listing Date: 29 November 1995

Last Amended: 29 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16969

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on W side of village street, in line with W door of church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cilycwm (Cil-y-cwm)

Community: Cilycwm

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

1858 lychgate to churchyard of Church of St Michael, by David Beynon of Cilycwm, according to churchwardens' accounts.

Exterior

Ashlar and rubble stone with stone-tiled roof. Paired wrought iron gates between gabled walls with stone coping and cross finials. Front edge of each wall is rusticated with top cornice piece to restrain coping. Oak lintels across and rafter roof. Gates have dog-bars, mid and top row of circles and spearhead finials. To each side is a curving low stone terrace wall with rusticated stone coping and low spearhead rails, a short length extending S to Neuadd Fawr Arms, a longer length N to No 1 Church Street.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with Church of St Michael, the only example of stone tiles in the village.

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