SK4338 : The Hermitage south of Dale Abbey

taken 6 days ago, near to Dale Abbey, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Hermitage south of Dale Abbey
The Hermitage south of Dale Abbey
"The hermit in question was a local baker from Derby named Cornelius, who one day in the twelfth century had a dream that the Virgin Mary told him to go to Depedale to live a life of solitary prayer. As the story goes, he obeyed the vision despite not even knowing where Depedale was at the time. Upon his arrival, he found nothing but a marshland in the valley bottom with steep sandstone banks on the southern side. There, he excavated a home in one of these sandstone banks and began his worship in seclusion." - from Atlas Obscura. LinkExternal link
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SK4338, 55 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hermitage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4388 3848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.5155N 1:20.9094W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 43872 38498
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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