TQ1876 : White Greyhound of Richmond sign

taken 3 years ago, near to Kew, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

White Greyhound of Richmond sign
White Greyhound of Richmond sign
See TQ1876 : White Greyhound of Richmond for the statue. It reads "This beast was a badge of John Graunt, Earl of Richmond, son of Edward III, but was also used by Henry VII. The tudor double rose can be seen on the shield, one rose within another, surmounted by a crown, symbolising the union of the Houses of York and Lancaster.".
Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew :: TQ1877
The Gardens were established in 1759. The gardens are responsible for the world's largest collection of living plants. The site houses four Grade I and thirty six Grade II listed buildings. The gardens were designated UNESCO World Heritage status in 2003.
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London :: TQ3181
London is the capital of England. It is also a county called Greater London. In 2011 the local authority of the City of London had a population of 7375 while the county had a population of 8173941 LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sign 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1865 7688 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.7067N 0:17.5710W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1865 7687
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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