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Horse Monument in Morkery Woods, Grid Reference 955185

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Bytham, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7563 / 52°45'22"N

Longitude: -0.5859 / 0°35'9"W

OS Eastings: 495534

OS Northings: 318569

OS Grid: SK955185

Mapcode National: GBR DS4.2PX

Mapcode Global: WHGL8.ZZ5B

Entry Name: Horse Monument in Morkery Woods, Grid Reference 955185

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 194040

Location: Castle Bytham, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LE15

County: Lincolnshire

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

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Listing Text

CASTLE BYTHAM MORKERY LANE
SK 91 NE

8/66 Horse Monument in
Morkery Woods,
Grid Ref.955185

II

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: SK9553418569

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