SX5177 : Lych gate, Church of St Peter

taken 7 months ago, near to Peter Tavy, Devon, Great Britain

Lych gate, Church of St Peter
Lych gate, Church of St Peter
Church of St Peter, Peter Tavy
The church was built in the 14th century from local Dartmoor granite. Restored in the 19th century. Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Peter Tavy
Peter Tavy is a small village in the Tavy valley, on the western slopes of Dartmoor, north east of Tavistock. The village has a pub (Peter Tavy Inn) and church (St Peter's).
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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SX5177, 67 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5131 7773 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.8197N 4:6.0906W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5131 7773
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