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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TF3024 : Church of All Saints:  Lych Gate by Bob Harvey
TQ6741 : Lychgate, All Saints Church by N Chadwick
SU8649 : Lych gate, Parish Church of St Michael the Archangel by N Chadwick
SN2815 : Lychgate, Parish Church of Mary Magdalene by N Chadwick
TQ6242 : Lych gate, Pembury Old Parish Church by N Chadwick
TQ2166 : Lych gate by N Chadwick
TQ8611 : Lych Gate, Church of St Andrew by N Chadwick
TQ8275 : Lych gate, Church of St Peter and St Paul, Stoke by N Chadwick
TQ6741 : All Saints Lychgate by N Chadwick
TQ0107 : Lych gate, Roman Catholic Cemetery by N Chadwick
TQ5643 : Lych gate, Church of St Lawrence by N Chadwick
TQ4744 : Lych Gate, St Peter's Church, Hever by N Chadwick
TR2647 : Lych gate, Church of St Andrew by N Chadwick
TF1385 : Lych gate, St Thomas' Church, Legsby by JThomas
SP3085 : Lych Gate and War Memorial, Corley Parish Church  by JThomas
SP9436 : Lych gate, St Botolph's Church, Aspley Guise by JThomas
SU7784 : Church of St Nicholas by N Chadwick
ST0642 : Lych Gate, St Decuman's Holy Well by N Chadwick
TQ5643 : Lych Gate, Bidborough Church by N Chadwick
SK4107 : Lych gate, All Saints Church, Nailstone by JThomas
TQ6741 : Lych gate, All Saints' Church by N Chadwick
TQ0002 : Lych gate, Church of St Mary by N Chadwick
TQ5529 : Lych gate by N Chadwick
TQ3632 : Lych gate, St Margarets Church by N Chadwick
TQ6242 : Lych Gate, St Peter's. Pembury by N Chadwick

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

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