Translation of lychgate in Spanish:

lychgate

(lichgate)

Pronunciation /ˈlɪtʃɡeɪt//ˈlɪtʃˌɡeɪt/

noun

  • 1

    entrada techada al camposanto contiguo a una iglesia
    • The church itself is usually surrounded by its graveyard, in which might be found a lychgate, cross, anchorage, bell tower, school, and a priest's house.
    • Coun Liddington has been raising money for a new war memorial at the lychgate at Sherston church for villagers who died in the Second World War and in Northern Ireland.
    • Externally the building is approached through a lychgate, which enhances the feeling of seclusion, and a beautifully simple porch.
    • One monument that has already benefited is the lychgate at All Saints Church, Crudwell.
    • The most notable of these is the 14th century St Georges Church with its 13 th century lychgate - the oldest in England.