SU3115 : Sign for the Empress of Blandings, Copythorne

taken 10 years ago, near to Copythorne, Hampshire, Great Britain

Sign for the Empress of Blandings, Copythorne
Sign for the Empress of Blandings, Copythorne
Literature's most famous porker - the Empress of Blandings from the PG Wodehouse novels. The Empress was a Berkshire sow that obsessed her owner Lord Emsworth in the novels of Wodehouse. The dotty peer is determined that his animal should eventually win the Shropshire County Show's Fattest Pig prize, but suspects his opponents are out to nobble her. The Berkshire, which is one of the many endangered breeds of British pig which has declined in numbers as the farming industry has concentrated on producing other larger, breeds.
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SU3115, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Monday, 7 January, 2008   (more nearby)
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Monday, 7 January, 2008
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Pub sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 312 152 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:56.1297N 1:33.3905W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 312 152
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