lychgate


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Noun1.lychgate - a roofed gate to a churchyard, formerly used as a temporary shelter for the bier during funeralslychgate - a roofed gate to a churchyard, formerly used as a temporary shelter for the bier during funerals
gate - a movable barrier in a fence or wall
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But when they came out many folk whose eyes were one still lingered by the lychgate.
The launch of the appeal will take place at All Saints Parish Centre, in Lychgate Walk, Wellington, on June 3 at 7.30pm.
The war memorial stands on open ground to our right before we cross the bridge over Middle Beck to make our way through the lychgate and into the churchyard.
John and his guide dog Toby will start by taking part in a sponsored walk around Danescourt at noon from the Lychgate of St John's Church, Danescourt.
HAVING spent several hours viewing Coventry's past history the last two weekends, I was shocked to hear that the Watchmakers' Society in Spon End and the Coventry Prayer House (Lychgate Cottages) have no funding from Coventry City Council at all.
Other timbers can be seen in the beautiful lychgate at Knotty Ash Church.
In Prudhoe, a long parade of military personnel, ex-servicemen, cadets, scouts, guides and brownies led by a pipe band marches along Front Street and assembles outside the lychgate to church, which is the town war memorial.
"Work has now started to refurbish the lychgate at the entrance to the church grounds."
For restless souls who may care to wander on through the towns and cities listed here, a description of Coventry Cathedral and its interior (vividly written and with coloured illustrations of the Graham Sutherland tapestry and the windows by John Piper) leads on to a section called "Perambulations" which guides you to the Blue Coat School, built in "muscular sandstone", the Lychgate Cottages and Pelham Lee House which dates back to 1800, and other sites of interest.
But he could not locate a similar panel naming those who died in the First World War, although he did discover proof that there had been one similarly displayed on the lychgate.
Wreaths were laid on the war memorial in St John's Church by Alvin Schorah and Shirley Jackson and at the lychgate war memorial by Clr David Steele.