What is the word for the type of gate which has posts up each side, and a beam over the top?

What is the word for the type of gate which has posts up each side, and a beam over the top?
And is there a name for the beam? "Mantle" came to mind but the dictionary doesn't support that.
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Answers

  • Hi don't know what you would call that particular style of structure, or whether it even has a name, but I would probably describe that top beam as a cross-beam.

  • Mark_SMark_S
    edited June 25
    The concrete, wooden, or steel support sometimes found above a door is called a lintel (not too dissimilar from the word mantle). I'm not sure what the name of that type of gate is, though.
  • edited June 25

    Walk-Thru Arch Gate

  • A "lych gate" is a roofed gateway to a churchyard, originally used at burials for sheltering a coffin until the clergyman's arrival.

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