There is a sign that is propped up against the house that says "Doctor Rose" on it, right next to this man, and you can see there is a separate entrance behind him:
This man is walking on a wooden boardwalk in front of the yard:
Is this a church spire in the background? Looks like they have a little vegetable garden back there too. Either that or it's a grave????
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