TQ3004 : Chequers, Preston St

taken 4 years ago, near to Brighton and Hove, Great Britain

Chequers, Preston St
Chequers, Preston St
Often derived from the coat of arms of a local landowner, this name and sign originated in ancient Rome when a chequer board indicated that a bar also provided banking services. The checked board was used as an aid to counting and is the origin of the word exchequer.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3032 0433 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.4312N 0:9.0684W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3033 0433
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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