TR1056 : Royal Oak sign

near to Chartham Hatch, Kent, Great Britain

Royal Oak sign
Royal Oak sign
Sign for the former Shepherd Neame pub on Hatch Lane. The pub is now closed and converted to a home, but the sign remains.
Shepherd Neame
"Britain's Oldest Brewer", Shepherd Neame is an English regional brewery founded in 1698 by Richard Marsh in Faversham, Kent, from where they still brew.

Shepherd Neame have over 360 pubs in Kent, London, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and Essex. [2010]

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Royal Oak pubs
The third most popular pub name, it became popular after Charles II escaped during the English Civil War by hiding behind an Oak tree.
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Friday, 8 April, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 8 April, 2011
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Business, Retail, Services 
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pub sign   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 100 564 [100m precision]
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