Lych Gates :: Shared Description

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.

by N Chadwick
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TQ7775 : Lych gate, Church of St Margaret by N Chadwick
TQ5939 : Lych gate, Church of St James by N Chadwick
TQ0747 : Lych gate, St James by N Chadwick
SX5467 : Lych gate, Church of St Peter by N Chadwick
TQ6741 : Lych gate, All Saints, Brenchley by N Chadwick
TA0656 : Lych gate, St Mary's Church, Wansford by JThomas
SJ6353 : Lych gate, St Mary's Church, Acton by JThomas
TQ4744 : Lych gate, Church of St Peter, Hever by N Chadwick
TQ7035 : Lych Gate, Christ Church, Kilndown by N Chadwick
SE1164 : Lych gate, Greenhow Cemetery by N Chadwick
TQ5551 : Lych gate, St Margaret's Church by N Chadwick
TQ5446 : Lych Gate, Leigh Church by N Chadwick
TQ8344 : Lych Gate, Church of St Peter and St Paul by N Chadwick
TL2755 : Lych gate, St Bartholomew's Church, Great Gransden by JThomas
TQ6741 : All Saints Lychgate by N Chadwick
SU7784 : Lych gate, Church of St Nicholas by N Chadwick
SU7315 : Lych gate, St Michael's Church by N Chadwick
TQ5446 : Lych gate, Church of St Mary by N Chadwick
TQ1926 : Lych gate, Parish Church of St Andrew by N Chadwick
TQ8926 : Lych Gate, Church of St John The Baptist by N Chadwick
TQ8364 : Lych Gate, Church of St Michael's and All Angels, Hartlip by N Chadwick
TQ5045 : Lych gate, St Mary's Church by N Chadwick
TQ5541 : Lych gate, Speldhurst by N Chadwick
SX9071 : Lychgate, All Saints Church by N Chadwick
TQ4854 : Lych gate, Church of St Mary by N Chadwick

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Created: Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Updated: Wed, 25 Jan 2012

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