ST6834 : Bruton Dovecote

taken 11 years ago, near to Bruton, Somerset, Great Britain

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Bruton Dovecote
Bruton Dovecote
This strange building overlooking Bruton has 200 pigeonholes and may have been built as part of Bruton Priory (later Abbey) before it was dissolved by Henry VIII. The Berkeley family bought the Abbey, and could have used it as a look-out tower for watching hunting. Taken from a Bristol to Yeovil train running along the track through Bruton.
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ST6834, 171 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 March, 2010
Category
Dovecote   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 684 344 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.4920N 2:27.1481W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 683 345
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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