2013

NY6825 : 'Shakespeare' at Wesley House, Dufton

taken 11 years ago, near to Dufton, Cumbria, England

'Shakespeare' at Wesley House, Dufton
'Shakespeare' at Wesley House, Dufton
A printed notice on the wall explains:
'Wesley House was originally built as a Methodist Chapel in 1820 and was converted into a private residence during 1935/36. In the days when Dufton had a stonemason living in the village he made for himself a statue of William Shakespeare. Apparently, during one night, someone had broken the statue's feet off. The mason was intending to throw the damaged statue out. The family who were in the process of converting the chapelheard about this and decided to have a niche built where a window was to be bricked in to house the statue.'

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Karl and Ali   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 August, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6893 2502 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.1618N 2:28.9600W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6892 2503
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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