SK0085 : New Mills Quaker Meeting House

taken 2 years ago, near to Low Leighton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

New Mills Quaker Meeting House
New Mills Quaker Meeting House
Viewed from Low Leighton Road across a curious patch of unused land.
New Mills Quaker Meeting House
Typical of independent-minded northern industrial towns, the first place of worship to be built in the New Mills area was the Quaker Meeting House on Low Leighton Road, built in 1717. It is now a private house and presumably the residents are not spooked by having gravestones in their garden. Note the rigid uniformity of these stones an hallmark of Quaker burial grounds.
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Meeting House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0080 8557 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.0198N 1:59.3665W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0083 8555
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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