TQ5541 : Lych gate, Speldhurst

taken 4 years ago, near to Speldhurst, Kent, Great Britain

Lych gate, Speldhurst
Lych gate, Speldhurst
Speldhurst
Speldhurst is a small village west of Tunbridge Wells. The village has a pub, a Victorian Church, post office, primary school and several listed buildings. LinkExternal link
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.

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TQ5541, 232 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 31 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5533 4139 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.0417N 0:13.1707E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5533 4141
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