TQ5261 : Churchyard gate, Shoreham

taken 7 years ago, near to Shoreham, Kent, Great Britain

Churchyard gate, Shoreham
Churchyard gate, Shoreham
A gateway into the churchyard in Shoreham, Kent.
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.

Shoreham :: TQ5161
Shoreham is a small village on the River Darent, dating back to Saxon times. Its name means foot of steep slope. The village has four public houses.
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TQ5261, 120 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Shoreham  Kent 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 522 615 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.9716N 0:11.0019E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 521 615
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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