TF1606 : St. Pega's Church, Peakirk

taken 9 years ago, near to Peakirk, Peterborough, Great Britain

St. Pega's Church, Peakirk
St. Pega's Church, Peakirk
St. Pega's Church dates from the 11th. century with various additions in the 13th. and 15th. centuries. The village's name actually derives from "Pega's church". St. Pega lived from circa 673 to circa 719. The sister of St. Guthlac, she belonged to one of the noble families of Mercia and lived in Peakirk, not far from the hermitage established by her brother at Crowland. St. Pega died while on a pilgrimage to Rome.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Church (from Tags)
(C of E) 
Denomination (from Tags)
Church of England 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1684 0677 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.7656N 0:16.4696W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1683 0678
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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