TQ8431 : Rolvenden Village Sign

taken 9 years ago, near to Rolvenden, Kent, Great Britain

Rolvenden Village Sign
Rolvenden Village Sign
The sign depicts
TQ8431 : Windmill Oast, Benenden Road, Rolvenden
TQ8331 : Rolvenden Windmill, Benenden Road, Rolvenden, Kent
As well as an Invicta prancing horse, the cricket field, oak leaves, and the Grade I listed St Mary's Church LinkExternal link

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Invicta Horse of Kent
The white prancing horse is the symbol of Kent.
Kent Village Signs
King George VI recommended that the old custom of identifying villages with carved or painted name signs could be revived. In 1920, Biddenden had won a Daily Mail competition for a sign featuring the two Biddenden Maids.
More villages followed, especially in 1953, the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. More signs have been put up due to the Millennium. This has meant half of the county villages are identified.]
See also LinkExternal link , an article on Kent Village Signs
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 March, 2008
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sign 
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8440 3138 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.1296N 0:37.7766E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8442 3134
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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