TQ0396 : Lych gate, Christ Church

taken 4 years ago, near to Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Lych gate, Christ Church
Lych gate, Christ Church
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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TQ0396, 138 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0355 9656 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.4978N 0:30.2646W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0355 9655
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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