2015

SK0085 : New Mills Quaker Meeting House

taken 8 years ago, near to Low Leighton, Derbyshire, England

New Mills Quaker Meeting House
New Mills Quaker Meeting House
Viewed from the garden of the Hare and Hounds public house.
New Mills Quaker Meeting House

Typical of independent-minded northern industrial towns, the first place of worship to be built in the New Mills area was the Quaker Meeting House on Low Leighton Road, built in 1717. It is now a private house and presumably the residents are not spooked by having gravestones in their garden. Note the rigid uniformity of these stones an hallmark of Quaker burial grounds.
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Geographical Context: Religious sites Suburb, Urban fringe Primary Subject: Meeting House other tags: Former Quaker Burial Ground Former Quaker Meeting House Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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SK0085, 96 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Roger W Haworth   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 3 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 August, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0080 8557 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.0198N 1:59.3665W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0083 8559
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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