SP2824 : William Smith monument at Churchill, nr Chipping Norton

taken 13 years ago, near to Churchill, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

William Smith monument at Churchill, nr Chipping Norton
William Smith monument at Churchill, nr Chipping Norton
William Smith, known as the Father of British Geology, was born at Churchill in Oxfordshire on March 23rd 1769. His story was told in the recent book by Simon Winchester "The Map That Changed The World". The memorial was erected in the village of his birth by the Earl of Ducie in 1891, using stones found in nearby Sarsgrove Wood.
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Sunday, 29 May, 2005   (more nearby)
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Monday, 22 August, 2005
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 28 24 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:55.0981N 1:35.2216W
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