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Lychgate and adjoining Churchyard Revetment Wall at the Parish Church of St Mor

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandderfel, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9169 / 52°55'0"N

Longitude: -3.5807 / 3°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 293815

OS Northings: 336672

OS Grid: SH938366

Mapcode National: GBR 6F.N6P9

Mapcode Global: WH66Z.ZY35

Entry Name: Lychgate and adjoining Churchyard Revetment Wall at the Parish Church of St Mor

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24579

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At the southern boundary of the churchyard.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandderfel

Community: Llandderfel

Locality: Llanfor

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Lychgate and churchyard revetment. Both are probably of first-half C18 date and therefore relate to the earlier, medieval church on the site.


Gabled lychgate with rubble side walls and simple early C20 slated roof of one bay. This has chamfered purlins and pegged and chamfered oak collar trusses, that to the N (facing church) a re-used arch-braced C16 truss; plain bargeboards. The lychgate has a flight of 5 wide stone steps leading up to it and ascending half-way inside the structure. Wrought iron gates to centre, probably C18, with spear-headed railings and scrolled ends; lozenge bracing. In front of the lychgate (S side) is a cobbled section of pavement.

Adjoining the lychgate to the L (W) is a rubble churchyard revetment wall standing to a height of approximately 1.8m. This curves around to the W in an arc for some 50m, defining the churchyard on this side.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an C18 lychgate and revetment walls retaining good original character.

Group value with other listed items at the Parish Church of Llanfor.

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