SJ7292 : The Prayer Garden

taken 8 years ago, near to Carrington, Trafford, Great Britain

The Prayer Garden
The Prayer Garden
The Vicarage Botanical Gardens are on a site covering 7Ĺ acres, adjacent to the Shell Carrington works on the edge of Carrington Moss.

The following is adapted from LinkExternal link - Vicarage Botanical Gardens History

During the eighteenth century, the Countess of Stamford gave a small cottage with five acres of land to the church for the building of a Chapel of Ease (SJ7292 : St George's Church, Carrington) and vicarage. After many years the Vicarage became redundant and fell into disrepair.

The House Church, set up by a group of Christians from varied backgrounds, growing their own food and keeping animals, bought the Old Vicarage in the mid 1980s, moving north from their original location in Hampshire. A charity was set up and the grounds were landscaped to demonstrate that with Godís help Christians living in harmony and obedience to the Gospel of Christ could, through love, produce a veritable oasis amidst the industrial wasteland on all sides.
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Wednesday, 20 April, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 22 April, 2011
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Botanical gardens   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 728 926 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.7718N 2:24.5605W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 729 926
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