Photographer's Note

The second picture in this series looks at the church as the visitor sees it on approaching, a fine example of a lych gate is passed through to enter the church grounds.

Extremely attractive to look at, a lych gate had what some might say was rather ghoulish function.

The word lych comes from Middle English, meaning a body, and a lych gate is a covered over gateway where the bier (coffin and stand) would be placed whilst the burial service was read.

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