ST6601 : Royal Oak pub sign

taken 7 years ago, near to Cerne Abbas, Dorset, Great Britain

Royal Oak pub sign
Royal Oak pub sign
Of course the pub was not known as the Royal Oak in 1540. The name celebrates the escape of King Charles II after the battle of Worcester in 1651 by hiding in an oak tree near Boscobel, Shropshire.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Friday, 26 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6659 0117 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.5467N 2:28.5326W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6658 0116
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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