SK8616 : Memorial sundial, Teigh

taken 5 years ago, near to Teigh, Rutland, Great Britain

Memorial sundial, Teigh
Memorial sundial, Teigh
Erected in 2014 to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War. Teigh was one of the Thankful Villages where all the members of the armed forces from the village survived. The list of these is taken from a list displayed in the church which also notes where they served. On the top is a small sundial Link
Thankful Villages

There are, it is thought, 52 so-called Thankful Villages (also sometimes called "Blessed Villages") in England and Wales. These villages get this epithet from the fact that they were fortunate enough to see the safe return home of all their men and women who went to war in the Great War of 1914-18
Somerset is clearly the most blessed county in this context, having nine such villages.
For more information about these villages including an interesting annotated list, see LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Sunday, 31 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8646 1605 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.1109N 0:43.2566W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8648 1604
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Other Tags
War Memorial WWI  Thankful Villages  Sundial 

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