leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Plague Stone

Plague Stone
1918, This plague stone or trough, dated 1666 was found in a garden in Chapeltown Road. The depression in the stone would be filled with vinegar and used to sterilize coins used for trading. Outbreaks of plague occurred in England between 1603-1666. One outbreak in Leeds in 1644/5 claimed 1,335 victims, about 1/5 of the population. The stone is kept at the Abbey House Museum, Kirkstall.

User Comments:
Buy a copy of this photograph 2002129_46525210

Select the size, finish and quantity of the photograph you require.  If you require sepia toning please tick the appropriate box. Please note the size of the photographs will be as near as possible to that requested, however to avoid distorting the image sizes may not be exact. VAT will be added to the order at checkout.

Please note there is no negative available for this image there is a one off fee of £3.40 to pay in addition to the usual print costs.
Quantity: Sepia Toning (+50%)
Size Matt Gloss
10 x 8 inches £6.67 £6.67
12 x 9 inches £9.17 £9.17
16 x 12 inches £10.84 £10.84
Add to basket