TQ8032 : Benenden village sign

taken 11 years ago, near to Benenden, Kent, Great Britain

Benenden village sign
Benenden village sign
The sign was replaced with a new image in 2009. See TQ8032 : Benenden Village Sign
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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TQ8032, 88 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 February, 2007
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sign 
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8091 3283 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.9776N 0:34.8356E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8088 3284
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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