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War Memorial Lych Gate, St. Michael & All Angels' Churchyard, Witton Gilbert (Witton Gilbert)

Timber-framed Lych Gate set on limestone walls at the entrance to St. Michael & All Angels' Churchyard. There is a double wooden gate between two posts underneath a red tiled roof with four open fronted gables and a decorated top with finials. Each gate carries a decorative wrought iron roundel. On the upright roof-supporting timbers on the inside edge of the gate are two plaques bearing dedications to fallen soldiers from the First World War. Gate unveiled 1921. (1)

Reference number:D49858
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Witton Gilbert


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