TQ8652 : Harrietsham Village Sign

taken 10 years ago, near to Harrietsham, Kent, Great Britain

Harrietsham Village Sign
Harrietsham Village Sign
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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TQ8652, 91 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sign 
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 867 526 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.5251N 0:40.4720E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 867 526
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