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Lychgate at St Cledwyn's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilymaenllwyd, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9081 / 51°54'28"N

Longitude: -4.6551 / 4°39'18"W

OS Eastings: 217456

OS Northings: 226611

OS Grid: SN174266

Mapcode National: GBR CZ.PZZS

Mapcode Global: VH2NN.89CM

Entry Name: Lychgate at St Cledwyn's Church

Listing Date: 12 March 1999

Last Amended: 10 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21454

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At the NW entrance to St Cledwyn's churchyard.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Cilymaenllwyd

Community: Cilymaenllwyd

Locality: Llanglydwen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Dated 1901 by a memorial tablet.


Lych gate of rock-faced stone walls to a timber-framed slate roof, with cambered and castellated tie beams to the outer faces, and wooden gates. On the R side of the entrance is a polished granite panel with the inscription: 'Erected Anno Domini 1901 by numerous friends in this and adjoining counties in memory of Frank F L S Protheroe who after 14 months arduous service as a volunteer in the Pembrokeshire Imperial Yeomanry died at Springfontein May 26 1901[.] Mentioned in despatches by Karl Roberts'.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with St Cledwyn's Church and the archway to Dolwilym.

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