Ewes with their lambs at Godmersham

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The North front

Sheep graze in the pasture around the house. No artificial fertilisers are used

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The South front

The ewes are a Suffolk cross mules, covered by rams that are either a Charolais cross or a Texel cross. 

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Lamb boxes

Lamb are sent to the local slaughterhouse less than 30 minutes distant. Current lamb boxes are new season lamb, born in mid-February 2020. 

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Godmersham Church

Godmersham church, dedicated to St Lawrence the Martyr,  is part Saxon, part 12th C Norman. Jane Austen is known to have worshipped here.

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Folly on Temple Hill

Jane Austen is believed to have used this folly for her writing

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River Stour

The lambs are rarely far from their sibling or their mother

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17thC bridge over the Stour

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River Stour

1 mile of the chalk stream Stour runs through the estate. Coots, Moorhen and a variety of ducks abound. 

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Shepherd, his dog and bemused spectators

Alex Pynnn and Flea  in action