NZ9801 : Two woodlice running across a saucer

taken 4 years ago, near to Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Two woodlice running across a saucer
Two woodlice running across a saucer
Originally, Peak House. In the 1840s, The Rev. Francis Willis, a heavy gambler, is said to have lost Peak House (now the Raven Hall Hotel), and its extensive grounds to a gentleman called Hammond in a single bet on two woodlice running across a saucer.
In 1540, a farm known as Peak House was owned by the Beswick family. The farm occupied the site of a 5th century Roman signal station. In 1774 Raven Hall was built on the site which stands at 600 ft above sea level. The house was extended and opened as a hotel in 1895 and its golf course opened in 1898.
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NZ9801, 145 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9807 0180 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.1335N 0:29.4465W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9802 0178
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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