SX9365 : Old Babbacombe Village in Winter

taken 11 years ago, near to Babbacombe, Torbay, Great Britain

Old Babbacombe Village in Winter
Old Babbacombe Village in Winter
This is the old village of Babbacombe its most infamous resident was John Lee who was convicted of murder in 1884 and became known as "The man they could not hang" see LinkExternal link
John ,who was 20 years old at the time, was sentenced to death at Exeter prison on 23rd February 1885 but the trap door on the gallows failed to open after three attempts.
His sentence was then commuted to life in prison ,of which he served 22 years, and after being released he lived till he was 69.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 20 February, 2007
Category
Village > Village   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 930 654 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.7663N 3:30.5223W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 929 655
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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