I was naturally familiar with the gravestone as you can easily Google countless images of it. Nonetheless I felt I was failing as a Sherlockian (not to mention failing as a three-time biographer of ACD) by not visiting in person.
It was a rather bleak day with strong wind and fine rain. It didn't take long to find the grave.
I was also aware from Google photos that visitors to the grave have been in the habit of leaving tokens. The most common token appears to have been a pipe. On this visit I noticed that the more recent devotees have been in attendance.
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