SK3622 : The Round House, Calke Abbey

taken 8 years ago, near to Calke, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Round House, Calke Abbey
The Round House, Calke Abbey, taken 8 years ago
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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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 May, 2010
Category
Agricultural buildings   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 366 228 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.0910N 1:27.4431W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 367 228
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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