SU0161 : Sign for the Moonrakers

taken 8 years ago, near to Devizes, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Sign for the Moonrakers
Sign for the Moonrakers
The story goes that one moonlit night, a patrol of Excisemen discovered to a group of Wiltshire villagers raking the surface of a local pond. When asked what they were doing, the men pointed to the reflection of the moon in the water, and said they were trying to fish out 'thik yaller cheese'. The Excisemen took them for idiots and rode off laughing. But the Moonrakers had the last laugh. In fact they were collecting kegs of liquor hidden in the pond.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 14 January, 2010
Pub sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 01161 61236 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.0121N 1:59.0829W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 01161 61236
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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