SO5219 : Lychgate at the entrance to Christ Church, Llangrove, Herefordshire

taken 5 months ago, near to Llangrove, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Lychgate at the entrance to Christ Church,  Llangrove, Herefordshire
Lychgate at the entrance to Christ Church, Llangrove, Herefordshire
Derived from an old English word for a corpse, a lychgate is the roofed gateway to a burial ground,
formerly used to shelter a coffin until the clergyman’s arrival for the burial or pre-burial service.
This lychgate was erected in 1928. Link
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Date Taken
Monday, 6 May, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 31 May, 2019
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lychgate 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5262 1925 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.1881N 2:41.3734W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5262 1925
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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