SK2276 : The centre of Eyam

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

The centre of Eyam
The centre of Eyam
Bus shelter, shop and cafe
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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SK2276, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 31 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Village 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2203 7641 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.0525N 1:40.2618W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2205 7638
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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