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Photo © Hilary Hoad

Gwenapp Pit, Redruth, Cornwall

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.

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Gwenapp Pit, Redruth, Cornwall

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Photographer: © Hilary Hoad (Gallery)(23rd July 2008)
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Gwenapp Pit, Redruth, Cornwall

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...

This picture also appears in the following picture tours:
Redruth, Cornwall, Beauty in the Details, Cornwall - a tour around the coast starting North West, Twos Company


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

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Comment by Ruth Gregory(31st July 2008)

Cool photo, Hilary. And thanks for the history too.

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Comment by (20th October 2008)

Nice pic, Hilary.

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Comment by Andy Edwards(27th December 2008)

A place Denzil knows well! Lovely shot Hilary.

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