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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 vicar of St John's, the Rev Steve Martin said major building work was carried out at the church in 1991 which may have involved the lychgate, too.
All those memories from an old picture of a lychgate.
Go through the kissing gate by the Lychgate and follow the path to the river to the Horseshoe Falls.
A blue Aston Martin roadster parked outside the ancient lychgate of St Michael and All Angels parish church was the preferred mode of transport for the amateur rider and his bride Bella Ballin, following the service for which the congregation included the Duchess of Cambridge, her sister Pippa Middleton and Princess Beatrice.
WITH a picturesque location and situated in the catchment area of some of the best schools in Radyr near Cardiff, it's no surprise that the exclusive Lychgate Gardens development is selling more than one home a week.
Andrew, who lives near the canal, in Lychgate Lane, said: "I automatically ran into the canal.
Ben says: "We incorporated lots of personal touches - with detailing copied from the school where we met and the lychgate at the church where we married.
Ben says: "The cottage incorporates carpentry detailing copied from the school where we met and the lychgate at the church where we married.
Cowclap smacked Onto the pavement where the beasts were packed And offal furnaces with clouds of stench Choked other couples off the lychgate bench.
It suggested the historic Lychgate Cottages next to Holy Trinity Church could be given a make-over and rented out as a desirable 'chocolate box' living space.
The lychgate leading into the churchyard has the distinctive feature of Robert Thompson's mice and further along the roadway the Grade ll listed Hampsthwaite Bridge (rebuilt in 1640 and altered during the nineteenth century) is a fine vantage point for views across the River Nidd (including the former railway station dating from 1862).