The Lantern of the Dead

Although there apparently remains only one example in Britain, ‘lanterns of the dead (Lanternes des Morts) can still be seen in rural France and there are a couple of (fairly) local examples. And what, you may be asking, is a Lanterne des Morts? This is how Wikipedia describes it: “Lanternes des morts) are small stone towers found chiefly in the centre and west of…