TQ8275 : Lych gate, Church of St Peter and St Paul, Stoke

taken 6 years ago, near to Stoke, Medway, Great Britain

Lych gate, Church of St Peter and St Paul, Stoke
Lych gate, Church of St Peter and St Paul, Stoke
Lych Gates
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.

Stoke (Hoo) :: TQ8375
The parish of Stoke contains two villages, Lower Stoke and Stoke (Upper Stoke). The parish lies at the eastern end of the Hoo peninsula just west of the Isle of Grain.
Lower stoke is the larger of the two settlements with a range of services including a school and pub.
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TQ8275, 62 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8236 7511 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.7369N 0:37.3679E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8236 7512
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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