SO5815 : Lychgate, English Bicknor, Gloucestershire

taken 3 years ago, near to English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Lychgate, English Bicknor, Gloucestershire
Lychgate, English Bicknor, Gloucestershire
Set back from Ross Road, the lychgate is at the entrance to the church of St Mary the Virgin. Link
Derived from an old English word for a corpse, a lychgate is the roofed gateway to a churchyard,
formerly used to shelter a coffin until the clergyman's arrival for the burial or pre-burial service.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5819 1577 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.3376N 2:36.4944W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5820 1577
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Lych Gate  Lych-Gate  Lychgate 

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