TQ6648 : East Peckham Village Sign

near to East Peckham, Kent, Great Britain

East Peckham Village Sign
East Peckham Village Sign
Beside TQ6648 : Methodist Chapel at East Peckham on Pound Road.

Has a small plaque at the base which reads 'Presented by East Peckham Women's Institute 19th May 1984'.

See also TQ6648 : East Peckham Village Sign (Close-up).

See other images of Village Signs with Oast Houses
East Peckham
East Peckham is a village in West Kent. It is composed of nine hamlets, including Hale Street, Branbridges and Little Mill. The village has a Victorian church, school, village hall, public houses and shops. It was the centre of the hop growing industry and there are a lot of Oast houses around the village.
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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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Thursday, 26 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 26 January, 2012
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Village, Rural settlement 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6674 4866 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6674 4865
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