[Name SK 2153 7619] CUCKLET CHURCH [G.T.] (1)
Cucklet Church is a natural arch in a rock in the Delf where the Rev. William Mompesson preached during the plague of 1665-6. (2)
A natural cave with four entrances. See GP AO/65/96/8. Published survey (25") correct. (3)
A natural limestone crag with arch. closed by parishioners of eyam during closure of village in plague year 1666. A commemorative service is traditionally held there on the last sunday in August. (4)
Bibliographic reference: Wood, W. 1883. History of Eyam 1883.
Personal Observation: F1 BHS 18-NOV-65.
Index: Fifield, P (PPJPB). Peak Park Treasures G3. G3.
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Centred SK 2153 7619 (10m by 10m) (Centre)
EYAM, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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