TQ5865 : Fawkham Village Sign

taken 9 years ago, near to Fawkham Green, Kent, Great Britain

Fawkham Village Sign
Fawkham Village Sign
On green at junction of Fawkham Green road, Brands Hatch road and Sun Hill. Cars in background parked on access road to Rising Sun pub.
Kent Village Signs
King George VI recommended that the old custom of identifying villages with carved or painted name signs could be revived. In 1920, Biddenden had won a Daily Mail competition for a sign featuring the two Biddenden Maids.
More villages followed, especially in 1953, the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. More signs have been put up due to the Millennium. This has meant half of the county villages are identified.]
See also LinkExternal link , an article on Kent Village Signs
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TQ5865, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 585 655 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.9863N 0:16.5627E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 585 654
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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