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Latitude: 53.2215 / 53°13'17"N
Longitude: -3.0638 / 3°3'49"W
OS Eastings: 329071
OS Northings: 369907
OS Grid: SJ290699
Mapcode National: GBR 73.10UR
Mapcode Global: WH770.X976
Entry Name: Lychgate at Church of St Mark
Listing Date: 26 August 2005
Last Amended: 26 August 2005
Source ID: 85260
Location: Located on the S side of the main road, on the W side of Connah's Quay, and fronting a lay-by. The lychgate is flanked by churchyard boundary walls which were rebuilt when the road was widened in the
Community: Connah's Quay (Cei Connah)
Community: Connah's Quay
Built-Up Area: Connah's Quay
Traditional County: Flintshire
Built in 1917 as a memorial to the Rev. Thomas Williams, vicar of Connah's Quay .
Side walls and front piers of snecked yellow sandstone with chamfered stone copings, supporting a timber-framed superstructure, the timbers pegged. Swept gabled slate-covered roof surmounted by a crucifix. Each side wall supports a tier of open box panels immediately under the eaves. The front gable has a cambered decorated tie-beam bearing rosettes, supported by curved braces; vertical struts and collar above, the central panel bearing a decorative quatrefoil. The rear gable has a plain cambered tie-beam with vertical struts above.
Four narrow collar trusses to roof structure. On the interior side of the E wall is an inscription: 'In memory of Rev. Thomas Williams, Vicar, 1909-1917'.
Listed as a well-detailed early-C20 memorial lychgate in Arts & Crafts tradition, and for group value with the Church of St Mark.
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