SU7273 : Carving of Reading's historic seal

taken 7 years ago, near to Reading, Great Britain

Carving of Reading's historic seal
Carving of Reading's historic seal
Detail above SU7273 : Door, Blakes Lock Sewage Pumping Station . The inscription is "S':COMMUNITATIS RADINGIE" (the 'S' is short for sigillum), which translates as "Seal of the Community of Reading". For comparison on Geograph, see LinkExternal link .
The heads of a queen and four maidens are part of the Reading coat of arms, which has evolved over the centuries LinkExternal link .
Another shield with the five ladies can be seen on the nearby Gasworks Road Bridge LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Plaque   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7248 7349 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3456N 0:57.4938W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7248 7349
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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