Using the Lychgate Controls
There are eight different controls for the lychgates which you can use to design your own. There are a range of choices which will help to get the gate you
The Lych Design controls include the following:
Wall Inset (On style 4 only)
And they each have different roles when you are designing your own Lychgate
This control sets the overall shape of the lychgate you want and is the control that makes the biggest change.
The size controls the width, depth, clearance and the roof pitch of the Lychgate. These controls have their own limits and the width and depth limits
are ascertained based on the style of structure you choose.
Wall Inset is only available on the style 4 Lychgate. This controls whether there is a small inset at either entrance of the gate with extra posts.
The thickness control allows you to select the section size of the posts in your structure. The three options are 150mm, 175mm and 200mm.
Boarding | Battens | Roofing
These options are for the roofing of your Lychgate. You can choose whether you want boarding, battens or shingles and what type you want of each. If you
prefer you can also choose to source your own.
The boarding control lets you choose between the following options:
Boarding is used if you don’t want to see the underside of the battens and shingles when walking underneath the gate.
The batten control lets choose between the following options:
Battens are used to fix shingles to the roof of your gate.
The roofing control let you choose between the following options:
Untreated Cedar Shingles
Treated Cedar Shingles
The untreated shingles are lighter in colour than the treated and go silver grey quicker.
Dwarf Wall Size
The dwarf wall isn’t included with the structure, but this option lets you set how high you want your wall to be on your gate (this option isn’t
available on Lychgate Style 3).
This control allows you to choose between: