ST8115 : Lych Gate at Manston Church

taken 11 years ago, near to Manston, Dorset, Great Britain

Lych Gate at Manston Church
Lych Gate at Manston Church
Many churches have a lych gate built over the main entrance to the enclosed area round the church. The name, also spelt lich or lytch, is from the Anglo Saxon 'lich' meaning corpse. The gate marks the division between consecrated and unconsecrated ground, where the bearers sheltered with the coffin, waiting for the clergyman to lead the procession before the burial.
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Sunday, 11 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 11 February, 2007
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 816 150 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:56.0762N 2:15.7163W
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