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Answered 2008-03-24 22:06:19

It is, indeed. The Godolphin Arabian is buried in the stable block of Wandlebury House. Visitors are permitted. Wandlebury Hill is the home of Wandlebury downs. It is in the Gog Magog Downs southeast of Cambridge, England. Links are provided.

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