TR1961 : Hersden Village Sign

taken 7 years ago, near to Hersden, Kent, Great Britain

Hersden Village Sign
Hersden Village Sign
On the A28 Island Road, close to the roundabout with Blackthorn Road.
The sign was erected by Sturry Parish Council in partnership with Kent County Council.
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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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 July, 2010
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 199 617 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.7462N 1:9.2451E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 198 617
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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