SU3237 : Sheep within Danebury hillfort

taken 9 years ago, near to Nether Wallop, Hampshire, Great Britain

Sheep within Danebury hillfort
Sheep within Danebury hillfort
This is a 'conservation flock' of Manx Loughton sheep, if the Hampshire County Council website is to be believed. Apparently this traditional breed is a good approximation to the kind of sheep kept at Danebury in its iron-age heyday. The chalk grassland habitat relies on grazing by such animals to maintain its characteristic flora. The location of the flock varies through the year, so dog-walkers should always have a part of the council-maintained Danebury site to run their dogs off the lead.
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SU3237, 62 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 March, 2008
Category
Sheep   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 3232 3766 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.2383N 1:32.3657W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 3248 3767
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