Bharatpur

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Bharatpur

(bərŭt`po͝or), city (1991 pop. 156,880), Rajasthan state, N central India. It is a district administrative center and agricultural market. The city is noted for products fashioned from ivory and sandalwood. Important industries include railway workshops, metalworks, automobile factories, and oil mills. The city is thought to have been founded in 1733 and named after Bharat, a figure in Hindu mythology. The British captured Bharatpur in 1826.
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Bid him come to Mowgli, the Frog: and if he does not hear at first, bid him come because of the Sack of the Fields of Bhurtpore.
The Sack of the Fields of Bhurtpore," Bagheera repeated two or three times to make sure.
These things happened many, many Rains ago, and very far away--among the fields of Bhurtpore.
That was the Sack of the Fields of Bhurtpore, which I and my three sons did; and now I ask, Man-cub, how the news of it came to thee?
Let them run as the men ran from the fields of Bhurtpore, till we have the rain-water for the only plough, and the noise of the rain on the thick leaves for the pattering of their spindles--till Bagheera and I lair in the house of the Brahmin, and the buck drink at the tank behind the temple
My tusks were red at the Sack of the Fields of Bhurtpore, and I would not wake that smell again.
Then he wheeled and squealed, and tore through the narrow streets, leaning against the huts right and left, shivering the crazy doors, and crumpling up the caves; while his three sons raged behind as they had raged at the Sack of the Fields of Bhurtpore.
Their tour, which included mentoring Afghan forces, came to an end last month and they returned to their permanent base at Bhurtpore barracks in Tidworth Camp, Wiltshire.
Instead we drove to the Bhurtpore Inn at Aston - lucky we had gone back for the car - a traditional pub of the kind that looked like its food might be served in a basket.
Bhurtpore in India was the site of a great siege at which Sir Stapleton Cotton, Baron, (later Viscount), Combermere, eventually prevailed in 1825/6.
The Bhurtpore pub in Aston, near Nantwich, boasts a choice selection of 140 whiskies and its most upmarket malts are worth upwards of pounds 100 a bottle.
The walk can be started from the Bhurtpore Inn or, if you don't fancy a beer after your walk, you can start from Woodcotthill Lane, just down from the pub.