TL7805 : Armada Commemorative Beacon - Danbury

taken 11 years ago, near to Danbury, Essex, Great Britain

Armada Commemorative Beacon - Danbury
Armada Commemorative Beacon - Danbury
In 1988, hundreds of beacons were lit around the country to mark the four hundredth anniversary of the first Spanish armada. Each was built on high ground to enable a signal to be transmitted across the country. Apparently a simlar system was used in the 16th century to warn of an ememy's approach.

In the background of this photograph is Danbury's Sports & Social Centre.
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TL7805, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 January, 2007
Category
Beacon   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 781 051 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.9963N 0:34.6413E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 781 051
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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