SK2276 : The Lydgate Graves

taken 2 months ago, near to Eyam, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Lydgate Graves
The Lydgate Graves
The graves of George Darby (died 4th July 1666) and his daughter Mary (died 4th September 1666)
Eyam :: SK2176
Eyam is village in the Peak District National Park. The village is noted for an outbreak of bubonic plague which occurred there in 1665, in which the villagers chose to isolate themselves rather than let the infection spread. The present village was founded and named by Anglo-Saxons, although lead had been mined in the area by the Romans. Formerly industrial, its economy now relies on the tourist trade and it is promoted as 'the plague village'.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 31 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  People, Events  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Grave 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2205 7631 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.9985N 1:40.2442W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2207 7631
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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