Lychgates - St Materiana - Tintagel, Cornwall
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 50° 39.761 W 004° 45.465
30U E 375771 N 5613788
Quick Description: Two non-covered stone lychgates to the south and east of St Materiana's church, Tintagel.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/30/2020 2:33:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM12Q2Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena
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Long Description:
Two non-covered stone lychgates, one to the the south, and another further east of St Materiana's church, Tintagel.

South Lych Gate:
"Lychgate. Probably C18. Slate stone rubble. The unroofed lychgate forms the south entrance to the churchyard piercing the thick stone hedge to south of Tintagel Church of St Materiana (qv). The 2 side walls contain benches on the inside and the entrance is divided in the centre by a low slate-rubble pier with flat slate top forming a coffin rest. Granite cattle grids between central coffin rest and side walls."

SOURCE - (visit link)

East Lych Gate:
"Lychgate. Probably C18. Slate stone rubble. The unroofed lychgate forms the east entrance to the churchyard piercing the thick stone hedge to the east of Tintagel Church of St Materiana (qv). The 2 side walls contain slate benches on the inside. The entrance is divided in the centre by a low slate-rubble pier with a flat slate top forming a coffin rest. Granite cattle grids between the central coffin rest and side walls. The north east corner of the lychgate has been partly rebuilt in the C20."

SOURCE - (visit link)
Year: 1700

Address:
St Materiana
Church Hill
Tintagel
Cornwall
England
PL34 0DQ


Link to Church or Cemetery: [Web Link]

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