2010

TQ4467 : Petts Wood village sign

taken 14 years ago, near to Petts Wood, Bromley, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Petts Wood village sign in this square
Petts Wood village sign
Petts Wood village sign
Situated outside the former Woolworths in Queensway (see TQ4467 : Former Woolworths, Petts Wood for context).

The four quarters represent (clockwise from top left):

Invicta, the emblem of Kent
The family coat of arms of the Pett Family, granted in 1583
Day and night, as a representation of daylight saving, a cause championed by local resident William Willett.
An Elizabethan galleon, built at Deptford by William Pett, using Oak from Petts Wood

There is a matching sign in Station Square, the other side of the railway.

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TQ4467, 228 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ian Capper   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 5 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 March, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 443 676 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.3503N 0:4.3582E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 443 676
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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