Market Overton War Memorial Lychgate

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Reference WMO217876

Address:

Church of St Peter and St Paul

Teigh Road

Market Overton

LE15 7PW

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Gate
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: War memorial lychgate of c1922 and C19 walls. Lychgate of ashlar with hipped Collyweston slate roof. An ashlar pier supports roof which has open gable to front and rear. On inner face of each pier an oak wall post supports gates and cusped barge board over. The pair of gates are of oak with iron uprights, fleur-de-leys finals. On piers are inscriptions to both World Wars with lists of names. This memorial was made and erected by the men of the village. Surrounding the three sides of the churchyard are coursed dry stone walls, part with stone coping. c Historic England listing entry
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Grade II (England)

1177526

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