St Michael's Lychgate


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Reference WMO262578

Address:

St Michael's Churchyard

Church lane

Marbury

Nantwich

East Cheshire

SY13 4LN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Lychgate
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: Lychgate in Churchyard of St. Michael War Memorial Lychgate Grade II listed. Yellow sandstone ashlar with timber upper body and stone slate roof. Side walls of ashlar with ramped walls to each side and ending in piers with octagonal caps with moulded tops. Timber upper body with cambered tie beams to the gable ends at front and rear supported by angle braces. King post above this and arched braces with moulded bargeboards and bargepost. Angle braces inscribed 1914 at left and 1919 at right. WM reference 9934 (Imperial War Museum). Historic England list entry number 1138496.
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The tie beam is inscribed "To the glory of GOD and in honoured memory of those of this parish who gave their lives for their country and whose names are recorded on the tablet in the church". The rear has inscribed on the tie beam "Ye who now live on mid English Pastures green, Remember us - and think what might have been".

Grade II (England)

1138496

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