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Latitude: 51.5274 / 51°31'38"N
Longitude: -3.2936 / 3°17'36"W
OS Eastings: 310356
OS Northings: 181734
OS Grid: ST103817
Mapcode National: GBR HS.H27P
Mapcode Global: VH6DY.VVNZ
Entry Name: Lychgate at church of St Catwg
Listing Date: 31 January 2000
Last Amended: 31 January 2000
Source ID: 22815
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Forming the E entrance to the churchyard on Church Road.
Built-Up Area: Pentyrch
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Plaque records 'Gift of Thomas Henry Sparks JP 1928-1955' who was reputedly also the designer; he contributed to the local fashion for Tudor-style black and white buildings.
Lychgate with exceptionally steep-pitched roof and prominent swept-out eaves with almost dog-leg profile. Of timber construction on a coursed ashlar plinth with Welsh slate roof surmounted by a large cross. 4 bays deep with timber arcade. The internal arch is wide and minimally pointed with struts rising to apex, the overhang of the gable supported by brackets; double timber gates with braces.
Included for group value with the church, also The King's Arms.
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