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© Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS

IoE Number: 422250
Location: LYCHGATE AT ASTON BURIAL GROUND, WRENBURY ROAD
  NEWHALL, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS
Date Photographed: 28 August 1999
Date listed: 19 May 1986
Date of last amendment: 19 May 1986
Grade II

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NEWHALL C.P.WRENBURY ROADSJ 64 NW6107 46803/73Lychgate at Aston Burial-Ground

NEWHALL C.P. WRENBURY ROAD SJ 64 NW 6107 4680 3/73 Lychgate at Aston Burial - Ground - II War Memorial lychgate. c.1919. Timber framed on brick base with a slate roof. Side walls with double gates between. Road front: corner posts of cross section. The jowled tops are inscribed at left 1914, at right 1918 supporting a cambered tie-beam which is inscribed IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR. S-shaped braces above and decorated bargeboards. Rear: similar, the bressumer inscribed UNRIGHTEOUS TO FORGET and the inner face inscribed THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. Also inside at left and right are wooden tablets above the brick side walls, being that at left inscribed BROOMHALL/SOUND/NEWHALL/SMEETON and then a list of 13 names. To the right is a similar tablet inscribed REMEMBRANCE/DUTY/ PATRIOTISM/TRUTH FREEDOM/FAITH/SACRIFICE/LOVE/IMMORTALITY. There are stone quoins to the rear of the lower brick walls and a chamfered coping to the top.

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