SZ7798 : Plaque to Sir Henry Royce, West Wittering

taken 25 days ago, near to West Wittering, West Sussex, Great Britain

Plaque to Sir Henry Royce, West Wittering
Plaque to Sir Henry Royce, West Wittering
A plaque commemorating the fact that Sir Henry Royce LinkExternal link worked here
SZ7798 : The Studio, Camacha, West Wittering (Sir Henry Royce)
The plaque was unveiled on 23rd September 1979
The wording on the plaque reads:
SIR HENRY ROYCE
1863-1933
West Wittering was his home and his workplace from 1917 until his death.
Some of his greatest designs were carried out in the studio at Camacha and at Elmstead where he lived. From here his staff at the Rolls-Royce factory in Derby received those daily instructions which engendered a tradition of excellence which remains his finest memorial.

Beneath this wording is the RR Rolls-Royce logo and this information:
Unveiled by Donald Pepper, Vice Chairman of Rolls-Royce Limited 23rd September 1979
This plaque was made by P.Jesper, C.A.Brown, S.Kelly, Rolls-Royce apprentices at Derby.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Person (from Tags)
Sir Henry Royce 
Place (from Tags)
West Wittering 
Primary Subject of Photo
Plaque 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 7797 9850 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.8507N 0:53.7253W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 7797 9849
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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