2010

NZ4818 : Linthorpe Cemetery

taken 13 years ago, near to Acklam, Middlesbrough, England

Linthorpe Cemetery
Linthorpe Cemetery
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"Linthorpe Cemetery is the oldest working cemetery in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England. The earliest burials in the main cemetery date back to 1869. This 52-acre (21 ha) site is the largest area of woodland in central Middlesbrough.

Declared a Local Nature Reserve in 2003, it provides a semi-natural habitat that supports a range of wildlife, particularly birds, including Tawny Owl, Great Spotted Woodpecker and Treecreeper.
The cemetery encompasses a Quaker burial ground, situated just off Ayresome Green Lane, in which the burials date back to 1668.
From 2005 to 2007 the cemetery underwent a 1.7 million restoration programme, funded by Middlesbrough Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, which included; restoring the Mortuary Chapel for use by the Friends of Linthorpe Cemetery as an exhibition space, converting of the Hebrew Prayer House into an educational and community space, improving the path network and cemetery boundaries, tree and hedgerow planting, and cast iron benches specially designed by local children depicting the theme of 'Flora and Fauna of Linthorpe Cemetery'."

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NZ4818, 18 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mick Garratt   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 19 December, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 19 December, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 483 186 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.6362N 1:15.2395W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 483 185
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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