SK6291 : Tom Simpson Memorial

taken 11 years ago, near to Bircotes, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Tom Simpson Memorial
Tom Simpson Memorial
The memorial is a replica of a similar one near the summit of Mount Ventoux in France where Simpson, Britainís most successful cyclist, died at the age of 29. In addition to the memorial stone there is a small museum at the Harworth & Bircotes Social Club which was officially opened by Tour de France riders Vin Denson, Barry Hoban, Arthur Metcalfe and winner and mountains jersey record holder Lucien Van Impe in 2001
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SK6291, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 6 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 June, 2007
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 629 914 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.9771N 1:3.2333W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 629 914
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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