ST0439 : Lych Gate, St Pancras Chapel

taken 8 years ago, near to Bilbrook, Somerset, Great Britain

Lych Gate, St Pancras Chapel
Lych Gate, St Pancras Chapel
A lychgate or as two separate words lych gate, is a gateway covered with a roof found at the entrance to a traditional English churchyard. The name comes from the Old English for a corpse (lic) and was traditionally where the clergy met the corpse for burial. It was also a shelter for the pall bearers.



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ST0439, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 January, 2010
Category
Lych gate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 041 399 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.0186N 3:22.2808W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 041 399
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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