TQ5045 : Lych Gate, Cemetery, Chiddingstone

taken 8 years ago, near to Chiddingstone, Kent, Great Britain

Lych Gate, Cemetery, Chiddingstone
Lych Gate, Cemetery, Chiddingstone
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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TQ5045, 486 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010
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Lych gate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 503 452 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.1762N 0:8.9629E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 503 451
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