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Lychgate and churchyard wall to Church of St Tudwen

A Grade II Listed Building in Buan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9014 / 52°54'4"N

Longitude: -4.5683 / 4°34'5"W

OS Eastings: 227355

OS Northings: 336860

OS Grid: SH273368

Mapcode National: GBR 54.P6RD

Mapcode Global: WH44F.SBTK

Entry Name: Lychgate and churchyard wall to Church of St Tudwen

Listing Date: 15 July 1998

Last Amended: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20130

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Isolated walled churchyard by Llandudwen farm, approached by drive running N off lane about 1.3 km W of Madryn Castle.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Buan

Community: Buan

Locality: Llandudwen

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Lychgate and surrounding walls of uncertain date to rectangular churchyard of Llandudwen church. The church was rebuilt in the C16 to C17, the lychgate could be C17.

Exterior

Lychgate and churchyard walls. Continuous rubble stone boundary wall to rectangular churchyard, with rough stone coping. Walled entry path to W with a mounting stone inscribed Garreg Farch at the far end. Lychgate, of rubble stone, has plain flat-topped W side and slated gabled roofed building behind with E square headed doorway and stone lintel.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Church of St Tudwen.

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  • II Pen-sarn
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  • II Madryn Castle Gatehouse
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  • II Nyffryn Bella
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  • II Church of St Ceidio
    Situated in a circular raised churchyard, on a hillock by minor lane running SSE from Edern, some 1.9 km from Edern village.

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