SK3622 : The Round House, Calke Abbey

near to Calke, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Round House, Calke Abbey
The Round House, Calke Abbey
The Round House was used for mares in foal. It was built in this shape to prevent the horse from backing herself into a corner, and so make it difficult for the grooms to assist in the birth. (Words from sign at Calke Abbey)
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2009
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Sunday, 6 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 30 May, 2010
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Agricultural buildings   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 366 228 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.0910N 1:27.4431W
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