TQ7775 : Lych gate, Church of St Margaret

taken 7 years ago, near to High Halstow, Medway, Great Britain

Lych gate, Church of St Margaret
Lych gate, Church of St Margaret
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.

High Halstow :: TQ7875
High Halstow is a small village on the Hoo Peninsula. It is located at the highest point on the peninsula. The village has a church, school, shop and public house.
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TQ7775, 106 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7797 7525 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.8961N 0:33.5858E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7798 7523
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