[Tagging] Help me tag, pls!
pla16021 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 12:23:20 UTC 2021
On Mon, 8 Mar 2021 at 16:27, Peter Neale via Tagging <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
> Off the top of my head, I am reminded most of a "lytch gate" (British
> English) although that would typically have an actual gate within it.
A lychgate would be positioned at the entrance of a churchyard.
I see no churchyard in the image, although it is conceivable there
used to be one. A lychgate was where a corpse (aka lych) was
placed awaiting the funeral service, although they stopped being
used for that purpose when mortuaries were built. In some parts
of the UK lychgates play a part in wedding ceremonies.
That's not a lychgate, despite looking a little like one.
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