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Lychgate at Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Connah's Quay, Flintshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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

County: Flintshire

Town: Deeside

Community: Connah's Quay (Cei Connah)

Community: Connah's Quay

Built-Up Area: Connah's Quay

Traditional County: Flintshire

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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'.

Reasons for Listing

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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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of St Mark
    Located on the S side of the main road, on the W side of Connah's Quay.
  • II Former Stable Block & attached boundary walls
    Located to the rear of the vicarage, the ranges and boundary walls forming a rear courtyard.
  • II The Vicarage
    Located to the rear of the Church of St Mark and reached by a driveway to the E of the churchyard.
  • II Former Barn, Old Quay House Inn
    Located to the rear of and at right angles to the Old Quay House Inn. A 2nd parallel outbuilding to the W, now converted to accommodation, formed the 3rd side to a small yard.
  • II Old Quay House Inn
    Located off the NW side of Dock Road on a sharp bend, facing the Dock Basin.
  • II Dock Basin
    Dock Road leads from the W end of the High Street towards the quayside, the dock basin off its NW side on a sharp bend.
  • II The Ship Public House
    Fronting the S side of the High Street.
  • II Kelsterton Hall
    Set back slightly from the road at the junction of Kelsterton Road and Kelsterton Lane.

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