Gwenapp Pit was built to provide an arena for the Methodist preacher John Wesley, and is still in regular use today. The preacher stands between the stone pillars so he can be heard by everyone in the pit, which can accommodate hundreds of people.More pictures of Gwenapp Pit by Hilary Hoad...
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Camera Make: OLYMPUS CORPORATION Model: C765UZ
Exposure Program: Program Creative, Focal length: 6.3 mm, ISO: 64, Exposure time: 1/60 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: July 7, 2008, 9:29 am
ImageID:1066648, Image size: 2288 x 1712 pixels
Cool photo, Hilary. And thanks for the history too.
A place Denzil knows well! Lovely shot Hilary.
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