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HER Number:MDV78299
Name:Lych Gate to St. Nicholas Churchyard, Combe Raleigh


Late 19th, early 20th century lychgate of local flint rubble and timber with a slate roof and a pair of timber gates.


Grid Reference:ST 158 023
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCombe Raleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCOMBE RALEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 87126

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYCH GATE (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1997-2002, Buildings at Risk Survey in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills AONB (Un-published). SDV344048.

Late 19th-early 20th century lychgate, constructed of local chert rubble stone with freestone quoins, timber structure supporting slate roof, timber gates. Some repairs to the quoins and coping appear to have been carried out fairly recently. However, these repairs and the adjacent unrepaired stone is beginning to spall and fail. The timber structure also requires some repair. Risk level 3, poor condition. Other details: Photos.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Lychgate to the churchyard of the church of St. Nicholas. Probably late 19th/early 20th century. Local flint rubble and timber, slate roof, gabled at ends, pair of timber gates. Stone rubble coped walls support four vertical timber posts with curved struts and the slate roof, which is crowned by an ornamental iron finial. A pair of timber gates with diagonal boarding and curved struts. Date listed: 27th January 1989.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105187 ]
SDV344048Un-published: Devon County Council. 1997-2002. Buildings at Risk Survey in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills AONB. Buildings at Risk Survey in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills AONB. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15217Related to: St Nicholas's Church. Combe Raleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4654 - Buildings at Risk Re-Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 9 2010 10:27AM