TL3540 : Pub Sign

taken 7 years ago, near to Royston, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Pub Sign
Pub Sign
A crown is a common subject for a pub sign, easy to paint and recognise.

This sign has been used for over 600 years. It suffered something of a decline during Cromwell's Commonwealth years but rose again during the Restoration of the monarchy. The Crown was popular, in part because of it's royal reference and but had the advantage of not being too specific by naming either the monarch OR the gender.

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TL3540, 146 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 355 406 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:2.8766N 0:1.4862W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 355 407
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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