Lychgate

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A lychgate, also spelled lichgate, lycugate, lyke-gate or as two separate words lych gate, (from Old English lic, corpse) is a gateway covered with a roof found at the entrance to a traditional English or English-style churchyard. Examples exist also outside the British Isles in places such as Sweden.

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Lychgate This paved area was restored by the society in 1992 with financial assistance from David Knightly Charitable Trust, English Heritage, Derbyshire Dales District Council, Derbyshire County Council and owners of adjoining properties. The work marks the completion of the Wirksworth project which began in 1978

Near Ken's Supermarket & Off-Licence - St John's Street, Wirksworth, United Kingdom where they restored (1992)