You know that it is a gate, but what kind of gate is it, or what is its function? It is made out of wood with a central metal post on which it pivots open.
On top of the gate are two sturdy pieces of metalwork, they are not there just for show but are an important part of the gates function
They also pivot and turn
Now the gate is open, enabling people to pass either side of it with ease.
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