TQ4465 : Sign at Crofton - closeup

taken 10 years ago, near to Farnborough, Bromley, Great Britain

Sign at Crofton - closeup
Sign at Crofton - closeup
This is a closeup of the sign in TQ4465 : Sign at Crofton. At the base of the sign is a plaque which explains the four symbols. It reads:

"This sign commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Crofton Residents’ Association (founded 1945).

‘Bishop Odo’
Commissioner of the Bayeux Tapestry and owner of the Crofton Estate at the time of the Domesday Book.

‘The Crofton Oak’
Until 1967 a noted landmark at the junction of Crofton Road and Crofton Avenue.

‘Strawberries’
Commemorating the extensive fruit farming carried out in the area.

‘Hadrian’
Emperor of Rome when Crofton Villa was occupied."

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TQ4465, 115 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 January, 2008
Category
Signs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 441 659 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.4326N 0:4.1357E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 440 658
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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