SU3535 : Drovers House - Stockbridge

taken 9 years ago, near to Stockbridge, Hampshire, Great Britain

Drovers House - Stockbridge
Drovers House - Stockbridge
On the outskirts of Stockbridge, and strictly speaking, in the parish of Longstock, is Drovers House, a former inn that specialised in accommodating Welsh drovers and their livestock - but not all in the same building of course! Dating from the C17, its timber frame is encased with an C18 exterior, and is Grade II Listed. It has a restored inscription outside on the front wall which reads in English 'DROVERS HOUSE' and above in Welsh 'GWAIR- TYMHERUS-PORFA-FLASUS-CWRW-DA-A-GWAL-CYCURUS' which translates as 'Seasons Hay, Rich Grass, Good Ale, Sound Sleep'. SU3535 : Drovers House - Stockbridge (2).
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 March, 2008
Category
Houses > Thatched cottages   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 3518 3512 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.8578N 1:29.9279W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 35201 35104
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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