SU1780 : The Gamekeepers Cottage, Hodson

taken 13 years ago, near to Chiseldon, Swindon, Great Britain

The Gamekeepers Cottage, Hodson
The Gamekeepers Cottage, Hodson
This magnificent old thatched cottage was occupied by the gamekeeper on the Burderop estate. The writer Richard Jefferies mentions it in at least two of his books, ''Bevis-the Story of a Boy'' and ''The Gamekeeper at Home''. Later, the biographer of Richard Jefferies, and a WW1 poet, Edward Thomas was so inspired by RJ's writing that he spent his honeymoon in this cottage.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 May, 2008
Category
Cottage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 172 807 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.5027N 1:45.1910W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 173 807
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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