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Caption for Worcester, Lich Gate 1906: The Lych Gate gave access to the cathedral burial ground. By 1965 it was the last surviving cathedral lych gate in Britain, but was demolished, along with Lich Street, to create a dire shopping precinct. The posters on the wall advertise Midland Railway excursions to Blackpool and Weston-super-Mare, promising some hard-earned fun for Worcester's wage slaves.

An extract from Worcester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Worcester, Lich Gate 1906

My Grandad lived in 8 College Street Worcester, just opposite the Cathedral. Part of the house was this room that went over the lytch gate and through to the street behind, which I think was Angel Place. The room over the lytch gate had a very eerie feel to it and Grandad (...Read full memory)

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