NZ1700 : Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society building

taken 10 years ago, near to Richmond, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society building
Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society building
The sign on the left describes the following...

During the Commonwealth (1664-1660) acting was forbidden by the Puritan authorities. In January 1652 four Richmond men were arrested for "acting and interlude att Easby, Gilling, Masham and Well".
Tried before local magistrates they were ordered to be "stripped to the middle and whipped till their bodyes be bloody for rogues". They were: William Archer 1630-1669, Stephen Kirby 1630-1668, John Binckes 1615-

The spelling of the above in the quotes is correct as per the sign, of which I have a close-up
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 January, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 25 January, 2009
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Society Building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 170 007 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.1214N 1:44.3229W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 170 007
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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