SK6733 : "Tek uz pikcher, mister!"

taken 7 years ago, near to Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

"Tek uz pikcher, mister!"
"Tek uz pikcher, mister!"
These cows were clearly keen to have their picture taken as they came running up almost as soon as the camera appeared. Fortunately I managed to get my picture of the church first! LinkExternal link
St Margaret's Church, Owthorpe
The church was a rebuilt by the local landowner, Colonel Robert Hutchison, around the middle of the 17th century. Hutchison was the Governor of Nottingham Castle during the Civil War, and built himself a house at Owthorpe. The church replaced an earlier, larger church, from which Hutchison used material. The sculpture over the west door is one of the few items remaining. The official listing text places the date of the church at 1707, but this is clearly incorrect as Hutchison's new church was commented on as early as 1677, and he had died before the end of the century. The church is Listed Grade I, and many of the early gravestones in the churchyard are also listed, Grade II.
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 6 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 672 334 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.6528N 1:0.1271W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 671 332
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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