TM2743 : Newbourne village sign (detail)

taken 6 years ago, near to Newbourne, Suffolk, Great Britain

Newbourne village sign (detail)
Newbourne village sign (detail)
The sign very accurately depicts the church of St Mary and the Fox Inn. The tomatoes and lettuces are grown in the parish under glass by Virginia Nurseries which were founded in 1981, and are a substantial local employer. Below the name is the village hall and a mare and foal complete the picture. Link
Village Signs of East Anglia

Village signs are typically placed along the principal road or in a prominent location such as a village green or close by the church. The design often depicts a particularly feature of the village or a scene from its history, heritage, or culture. They are typically made of wood or metal or a combination of both, the designs are often made by the local community.
Although they do appear in villages and towns all over the country they are more prominent in East Anglia than elsewhere in the country.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
County (from Tags)
Suffolk 
Place (from Tags)
Suffolk  Newbourne 
Primary Subject of Photo
Village Sign 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2737 4302 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:2.3358N 1:18.8284E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2734 4302
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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