2008

NT9448 : An old style road sign

taken 16 years ago, near to Thornton Park, Northumberland, England

An old style road sign
An old style road sign
Were the sharp points really there on top of these signposts in case enemy paratroopers landed on them, during the war? That's the story my dad used to tell us when we were young. I'm not sure I believe it these days...

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Category: Road signs
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NT9448, 29 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Richard Law   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 August, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 941 488 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:43.9646N 2:5.6832W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 941 488
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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