Lych Gate, St Michael's, Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 52° 19.493 W 002° 19.915
30U E 545531 N 5797383
Quick Description: The wooden Lych Gate of St. Michael's Church, Elmley Lovett
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/1/2020 8:49:09 AM
Waymark Code: WM132F5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
Views: 1

Long Description:
A pyramid shaped tiled roof on a strong wooden supporting structure including ten sturdy wooden posts. There are wooden gates within the lychgate.

Approached by a dirt track from the main road through the village, from which is it hidden by trees.

Elmley Lovett is a small hamlet with three or four farms, a few cottages, most of which are invisible as you pass through.

Excerpts from the (visit link) website :-
"t Michael's is a Grade II* listed Parish church. C14 tower, remainder rebuilt 1839-1840 by John Mills. Ashlar, tile roof. Chancel, nave, west tower. Tower: C14, three stages, recessed octagonal spire, battlemented parapet with three corner pinnacles (north-west pinnacle missing).
Fittings: late C19 font, C17 altar table, a hatchment and the Royal arms. The church stands in the middle of a deserted medieval village.
Year: 1840ish

Address:
Elmley Lane Elmley Lovett Worcestershire


Link to Church or Cemetery: Not listed

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