TL4363 : Histon Village Sign

taken 10 years ago, near to Impington, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Histon Village Sign
Histon Village Sign
Erected 1990, the sign shows: Ducks & the Brook; The Churches; A Percheron horse (these horses were first brought to this country from France by J. Stanley Chivers after the First World War); Moses Carter the Histon Giant (1801-1860, he was nearly seven feet tall, weighed over twenty three stone and was as strong as he was big. In about 1847 he carried a great stone from the ballast pit near the level crossing on the Oakington road to The Boot public house. It is still there); Strawberry and Strawberry leaf (Histon strawberries were the foundation of Chivers' famous strawberry jam.)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 April, 2007
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 439 635 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:15.0882N 0:6.4746E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 440 635
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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