TQ9037 : High Halden Village Sign

near to High Halden, Kent, Great Britain

High Halden Village Sign
High Halden Village Sign
Listed in the Domesday book of 1086.
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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2009
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TQ9037, 43 images   (more nearby)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 November, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 November, 2009
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sign 
Category
Village Sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 900 373 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.2206N 0:42.7863E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 900 373
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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