The New Dishley Society

Photograph of a Longhorn Cow

Perpetuating the memory of master livestock breeder, Robert Bakewell of Dishley Grange, Loughborough, Leicestershire, 1725-1795.

Picture Gallery

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Photograph of the Blue
Plaque for Robert Bakewell placed by Charnwood Borough Council in Warner's Lane, Loughborough.
The Plaque at Brooksby Melton College - October 2012.
Photograph of your secretary admiring the plaque
The Storyboard at Brooksby Melton College - October 2012.
Photograph of the Blue
Plaque for Robert Bakewell placed by Charnwood Borough Council in Warner's Lane, Loughborough.
The Blue Plaque for Robert Bakewell placed by Charnwood Borough Council in Warner's Lane, Loughborough.
Photograph of your secretary admiring the plaque
Your secretary admiring the plaque
Photograph of a Longhorn Heifer: Blackbrook Osprey, Breed Champion, RASE 2006
Blackbrook Osprey, Breed Champion, RASE 2006
Photograph of a Longhorn Bull: Blackbrook Odin, Male Champion, RASE 2006
Blackbrook Odin, Male Champion, RASE 2006
Photograph of the Blackbrook Longhorn Herd in a field
The Blackbrook Herd, 2006
Drawings of Bakewell's improved working horse
The old type of cart horse, and Bakewell's improved cart horse. Richard Phillips, 1807-8
Drawing of Bakewell's New Leicester Sheep
The New Dishley ewe and ram, as bred by Bakewell. Richard Phillips, 1807-8
Drawing of Bakewell's New Leicester Sheep
The New Dishley ewe and ram, as bred by Bakewell. Richard Phillips, 1807-8
Painting of Robert Bakewell on Horse
Robert Bakewell by John Boultbee (private collection)