TL7169 : Village sign, Herringswell

taken 12 years ago, near to Herringswell, Suffolk, Great Britain

Village sign, Herringswell
Village sign, Herringswell
The name Herringswell is thought to have derived from an Anglo-Saxon tribe, the Hyringa. But there's another clue - when the Fens were under water, Herringswell would have been on or near the coast. So perhaps herrings, as depicted on the village sign, really were the source of the village's name.
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TL7169, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2005
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 717 699 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.0230N 0:31.0001E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 717 699
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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