2009

NY3606 : St. Mary, from Dora's Field

taken 15 years ago, near to Rydal, Cumbria, England

St. Mary, from Dora's Field
St. Mary, from Dora's Field
From VisitCumbria:

St Mary's is built on rocky ground, beneath Nab Scar, so there are no burials at Rydal. The Rash field next to the churchyard was bought by Wordsworth originally to build a house. The house never materialised. After his daughter Dora died in 1847, William went down to the field between Rydal Mount and the main road, and together with his wife, sister and gardener, planted hundreds of daffodils as a memorial to Dora. Dora's Field now belongs to the National Trust.

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Category: Church
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Gardens at Rydal [40] · St Mary [34] · Rydal Mount [30] · William Wordsworth [28] · Nab Scar [18] · Building [16] · Dora's Field [4] ·
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Darrin Antrobus   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 11 April, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 May, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 364 062 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.8484N 2:58.9104W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 363 062
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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