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Latitude: 52.7557 / 52°45'20"N
Longitude: -0.5864 / 0°35'10"W
OS Eastings: 495500
OS Northings: 318500
OS Grid: SK955185
Mapcode National: GBR DS4.8KQ
Mapcode Global: WHGL8.YZYT
Entry Name: Horse Monument in Morkery Woods, Grid Reference 955185
Listing Date: 15 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165854
English Heritage Legacy ID: 194040
Location: Castle Bytham, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LE15
District: South Kesteven
Civil Parish: Castle Bytham
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland
Church of England Parish: Castle Bytham St James
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
CASTLE BYTHAM MORKERY LANE
SK 91 NE
8/66 Horse Monument in
Monument to a horse called The Butcher, belonging to Field
Marshall Grosvenor c.1850. Ashlar. In the form of a low obelisk
standing on a rectangular tomb chest on the front panel of which
is a low relief carving of a horse with a docked tail and a tree.
On the rear panel is a poem, 8 lines, recording the circumstances
of old Butcher lying in Morkery Wood, now somewhat worn. A
portrait of "Big Black Butcher" by John Fernley, hangs in
Grimsthorpe Castle. Source: P. Grimes, Secretary and General
Manager, Grimsthorpe and Drummond Castle Trust Ltd.
Listing NGR: SK9550018500
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