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lych gate

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a roofed gate to a churchyard, formerly used during funerals as a temporary shelter for the bier
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The Friends of Houghton Hillside Cemetery, in Houghton-le-Spring, have been awarded pounds 25,000 by the Local Heritage Initiative and a further pounds 7,500 by Sunderland Council towards the restoration of the cemetery's lych gate, an oral history project and a project with local children.
On the morning of July 5, Christ Church Anglican, an exquisite and beloved little building of hand-hewn pine, burned to the ground, leaving nothing but the lych gate and a few tombstones.
Although we found the church, the lych gate, and a friendly inhabitant or two, we could not locate the school.
He thought of Matilda waiting eagerly at the Lych gate. Then he stared into those twinkling eyes-and knew he did not have a choice .
Ms Doughty that although the top three scores were very close, the Keg and Comfort edged ahead of the runners up, the Lych Gate Tavern and the Hail to the Ale, by scoring well in all qualifying criteria.
Additionally The Black Country Arms in Walsall and The Lych Gate Tavern in Wolverhampton were voted "best local pubs" in the West Midlands ahead of CAMRA's Community Pub Month.
We also provide a wreath, which this year was placed on our behalf at the lych gate at St Mary's Church.
The canopy that sheltered hosts and guests for generations was used to make the remarkable lych gate at Knotty Ash Church, and is still a prominent feature today.
The grants will ensure much-needed work can be carried out on the 15th century tower, the south porch and the lych gate to ensure that they are able to withstand the elements for a further period of time.
Visitors enter the site through a wooden lych gate and will discover a property still retaining a wealth of original features.
Apart from its superb vantage point, the area is known for Llandrillo yn Rhos Parish Church and its 17th Century lych gate.
The news comes from a leaked document in which CV One chief executive Liz Millett said the 15th century Lych Gate Cottages in Priory Row would be vacated by the end of July.