TR0042 : Tank in Ashford

taken 13 years ago, near to Ashford, Kent, Great Britain

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Tank in Ashford
Tank in Ashford
A tank in the centre of Ashford, Kent. One of the presentational tanks that were dispatched around the country.
I believe it's a Lincoln Mark IV Tank from the First World War. Apparently this is a "female" tank, as it was fitted with machine guns rather than 6 pounders.
Note recent paint job - looks great.
First arrived in 1919 see link: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
A model of the tank can be found in the Ashford Borough Museum.
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 November, 2006
Category
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0087 4291 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.0113N 0:52.2425E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0084 4290
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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