SP8018 : Tombstone for 247 persons

taken 10 years ago, near to Hardwick, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Tombstone for 247 persons.
Tombstone for 247 persons.
Part of the tombstone reads:- 'Within are deposited the bones of 247 persons, who were discovered in AD 1818 buried in a field at Holman's Bridge near Aylesbury. From the history and appearance of the place where they were found it is concluded to be the remains of the officers and men who perished in an engagement fought in AD 1642 fought between the troops of K Charles I under the command of Prince Rupert and the garrison who held Aylesbury for the Parliament.'
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Thursday, 31 July, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 806 189 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.8152N 0:49.8374W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 805 189
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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