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Morpeth, St. Mary's Lych-gate (c. 1910)


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Morpeth, St. Mary's Lych-gate - Click for bigger imageColoured postcard view of the Lych-gate at St. Mary's Church in Morpeth. A lych-gate is the roofed gateway to a churchyard under which a corpse was set down to await the arrival of the clergyman.


Northumberland Archives Service holds over 120,000 photographic images relating to the history of the county of Northumberland. The quality of the photographs mounted on this website has been reduced. High quality photographic or digital copies of these, and of other photographs from our collections, are available by contacting the Archives Service.