SK2176 : Eyam church (St Lawrence)

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

Eyam church (St Lawrence)
Eyam church (St Lawrence)
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  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2178 7641 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.0531N 1:40.4868W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2180 7638
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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