SK2176 : Church Street, Eyam

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

Church Street, Eyam
Church Street, Eyam
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)
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Thursday, 5 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Village 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2177 7639 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.0424N 1:40.4959W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2180 7638
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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