SK6716 : Brooksby Hall

taken 4 years ago, near to Rotherby, Leicestershire, Great Britain

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Brooksby Hall
Brooksby Hall
A country house, later an agricultural college and now part of Brooksby Melton College. Land-based courses are still a major element. The house dates back to the late 16th century, the oldest section being that between the two left hand projecting gables. Successive additions and alterations occurred in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
During much of the 19th centuries it was used as a hunting box, but in 1911 it became the home of Rear Admiral Beatty who commanded at the Battle of Jutland. It became an agricultural college in 1945.
Listed Grade II*.
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SK6716, 57 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Educational sites  Country estates 
Former (from Tags)
Country House 
Period (from Tags)
Late 16th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Stone and Tile 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 670 160 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.2811N 1:0.4658W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 671 159
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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College  Ironstone  Grade II(star) Listed 

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