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Lych gate at Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Maelor South (De Maelor), Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9188 / 52°55'7"N

Longitude: -2.802 / 2°48'7"W

OS Eastings: 346173

OS Northings: 336011

OS Grid: SJ461360

Mapcode National: GBR 7F.N3W6

Mapcode Global: WH89M.XWWR

Entry Name: Lych gate at Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 18 November 2005

Last Amended: 18 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 86964

Location: To the SE of the church facing the main road through Bettisfield.

County: Wrexham

Community: Maelor South (De Maelor)

Community: Maelor South

Locality: Bettisfield

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built with the church in 1874 by G.E. Street, architect of London.


A Gothic Revival lych gate of ashlar walls with tile-hung gables and a steep tile roof with cresting, and with lower outer lean-to roofs. The entrance has roll-moulded jambs and a wooden pointed arch with 2 orders of ovolo moulding. An iron gate is on the outer side. Side walls have narrow unglazed lights.

Inside are pointed-arch recesses to the side walls, with wooden benches.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine Gothic Revival lych gate and an integral component of the parish church.

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