SD4621 : Carr House, near Bretherton

taken 13 years ago, near to Tarleton, Lancashire, Great Britain

Carr House, near Bretherton
Carr House, near Bretherton
This is now a private residence and was once a museum of childhood. The datestone reads 1613 but it is thought that the house dates from the 1500's. Here, in 1639, astronomer Jeremiah Horrocks first observed Venus in its journey across the sun.
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 April, 2006
Houses > 17th century house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 462 214 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.1761N 2:48.9661W
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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