Hackpen White Horse in Wiltshire, England

Published: 3/01/2018
Hackpen White Horse in Wiltshire, England
Source: WWW.ATLASOBSCURA.COM

The white horse on Hackpen Hill stands out within Wiltshire , a county known for its herd of larger-than-life chalk figures , for a mathematical reason. Measuring a neat 90 square feet, it’s the only square-dimension horse in England . The carving is of unknown origins; however, most speculate a parish clerk named Henry Eatwell created the figure in 1838 to celebrate Queen Victoria’s coronation. T

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