Melton Mowbray in general Reviews
Newest Review: ... tails plus four legs stands proudly in a glass case near to the clothes of one of the roundest men in the county during the 1800's. Melton Mowbray is such a surprising town; befre the foot and mouth outbreak it had a thriving auction market where they sell Stilton Cheeses (whole) to the highest bidder; where they auction all live animals including rabbits and birds and where you can get at Christmas the biggest turkey on your roof rack through the auction for a knock-down price. The town centre is fairly small, built on a crossroads pattern but with a superb cheese and melton mowbray pie shop in the high street. If you've ever bo... more
Customer Melton Mowbray in general Reviews (1)
by - written on 04/08/01, updated on 04/08/01 (Very useful, 77 readings)
I lived in Loughborough for 5 years, a mere stones throw from Melton Mowbray; home of the two-headed calf! Yes seriously, before the advent of genetic engineering and the Tate Gallery animal exhibitions there was a two headed calf born in the Mowbray region and someone had the sense to preserve it. I've been to the small town centre museum where the calf with 2 heads and two tails plus four legs stands proudly in a glass case near to the clothes of one of the roundest men in the county during the 1800's. Melton Mowbray is such a surprising town; befre the foot and mouth outbreak it had a thriving auction market where they sell Stilton Cheeses (whole) to ... Read the complete review
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