Thesaurus Term/Concept: LYCH GATE

Identifier 70102
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A covered gateway, at the entrance to a churchyard, where during a funeral a coffin could be set down until the vicar arrived.

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Context Record
Monument Type MDR12361 Churchyard surrounding St Michael's Church, Church Lane, Sutton on the Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MDR16232 Churchyard Wall & Gate Piers of St Giles Church, Church Street, Matlock Town (Building)
Monument Type MDR13123 Lych Gate, St John's Chapel Heritage Centre, The Butts, Belper (Monument)
Monument Type MDR4682 St John The Baptist's Church, The Butts, Belper (Building)
Monument Type MDR9789 St Mark's Church (site of) and Grave Yard, Cromford Hill, Cromford (Monument)