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Lychgate at Church of St Eleth

Street Name and Number: Stryd y Frenhines (Queen Street),
Listed Building Reference: 24453
Grade: II
Date Listed: 12/12/2000
Date Amended: 12/12/2000
Co-ordinates: 244195,392942
Locality: Amlwch
Community: Amlwch
Council: Isle of Anglesey
National Park: No

Forming the main W entrance to the irregularly shaped churchyard of the Church of St. Eleth; located on the E side of Queen Street in the centre of the town of Amlwch.

Probably early C19, built in Classical style during a period of growth in the heart of the town of Amlwch; may be contemporary with the Dinorben Arms Hotel, located on the opposite side of this, the main street in the town.


Early C19 lychgate built of rubble masonry with dressed limestone coping and voussoirs to the wide, shallow cambered, chamfered arch. Sides are raking and stepped up to the stepped dressed stone capping. Wide entrance hung with double gates of alternate short and tall vertical rails with arrowhead finials.

Reason for Listing
Included as a good early C19 lychgate, of characteristic local type, which forms a group with the adjacent Church of St Eleth.