Nunthorpe - WWII Lychgate

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Reference WMO250450

Address:

St Mary the Virgin

Church Lane

Nunthorpe

Middlesbrough

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Lychgate
Materials:
  • Other Other
  • Stone Sandstone
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Historic England listing entry - Lychgate and adjoining stile, fence and gate, c.45m south-west of Church of St Mary G.V. II. Lychgate (war memorial), and memorial stile, fence and gate adjoining west side, 1947 by Leslie Moore; Woodwork by Thompson (Kilburn). Snecked rockfaced sandstone rubble with aslar quoins and dressings. Plain clay tiled roofs. Oak stile, fence and gates. Lychgate has angle buttresses and segmental-pointed openings formed by side walls and arched brace of roof. South opening holds panelled 2-leaf oak gates up 2 steps. Moulded cusped bargeboards to gables with moulded arched-braced ties, wall posts, and crownposts supporting collars. Roof sprocketed at eaves. Stile has 3 steps either side and diagonally-braced posts with tapered heads and shaped finials. 3-bay post-and-rail fence with braced diamond rails. Gate with lattice infill, moulded and inscribed top rail, and incribed round-topped gateposts, at left end of fence. Similar one-bay section of fence adjoins left gatepost. Interior of lychgate has ashlar walls, wooden benches, chamfered wall plates and inscribed tablets with names of fallen in World War II. Stile, fence and gate in memory of Margaret and Clifford Brunton d.1936 and 1951.
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In proud and loving memory of the men of Nunthorpe who made the great sacrifice in the World War 1939-1945/ "He that loses his life for my sake shall find it."/

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Grade II (England)

1329525

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