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HER Number:MDV92002
Name:Lych gate at entrance to St. Mary's Churchyard, Wolborough


Lych gate built in 1891. Of limestone with a tiled roof and double gates.


Grid Reference:SX 854 703
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYCH GATE (XIX - 1891 AD to 1891 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Lych gate approximately 20 metres west of chancel of Parish church of St. Mary the Virgin. Dated 1891. Squared Devon limestone outer walls weathered toward the tops, crested half-hipped plain tile roof, timber-framing to the rest. Wide 3-bay plan with pedestrian gates flanking double gates to the centre. Arch braces to the supporting piers form simple arcades to front and rear, exposed rafters and timber-framing to the tops of the interior walls. Memorial panels to the inside walls include one by Wood of Bristol to Rev. William Yeo, died 1699. Date listed: 11th December 1996.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109446 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV9174Related to: St. Mary's Parish Church, Wolborough, Newton Abbot (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2019 9:01AM