SW7128 : Cornish Fingerpost

taken 9 years ago, near to Gweek, Cornwall, Great Britain

Cornish Fingerpost
Cornish Fingerpost
A fingerpost (sometimes referred to as a guide post) is a traditional type of sign post in the United Kingdom and Ireland. consisting of a post with one or more arms known as fingers pointing in the direction of travel to places named on the fingers. The posts have traditionally been made from cast iron or wood, with poles painted in black, white or grey and fingers with black letters on a white background, often including distance information in miles. In most cases, they are used to give guidance for road users, but examples also exist on the canal network, for instance. They are also used mark the beginning of a footpath, bridleway, or similar public path
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SW7128, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 7176 2805 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:6.5144N 5:11.6078W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 7175 2805
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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