SS6910 : The Queen's Stone, Eggesford

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Coldridge, Devon, Great Britain

The Queen's Stone, Eggesford
The Queen's Stone, Eggesford
Eggesford was the site of the first Forestry Commission plantings after the first world war, in 1919. On May 8th 1956, to mark the one millionth acre of Forestry Commission planting, Queen Elizabeth II planted a tree here, and the stone commemorates the event. Other trees were planted by the Duke of Edinburgh, two government ministers and others.
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SS6910, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 1 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 May, 2006
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 694 103 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.6437N 3:51.4619W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 694 102
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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