Tomb with a view
Looking out if the monument on Farley Mount in Hampshire. This is built on the gave of a horse called "Beware Chalk Pit"
The inscription reads "Underneath lies buried a horse, the property of Paulet St. John Esq., that in the month of September 1733 leaped into a chalk pit twenty-five feet deep afoxhunting with his master on his back and in October 1734 he won the Hunters Plate on Worthy Downs and was rode by his owner and was entered in the name of "Beware Chalk Pit".
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