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TM0652 :: Barking village sign

Taken 2 years ago by Adrian S Pye near Barking Tye, Suffolk, England

Barking village sign by Adrian S Pye
Barking village sign

The religious figure represents the Bishop of Ely, once owner of Barking Manor. The Lebanon cedar tree represents the cedar trees in the churchyard planted by Rev. Robert Uvedale, Rector from 1699-1723. The plough symbolises the importance of agriculture in the parish.
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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Subject Grid Square TM0652
Subject Lat/Long 52.131532,1.017283 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Barking Tye, Suffolk, England
Photographer Adrian S Pye
Taken 20201210 202012 2020 (about 2 years ago)
Submitted 2021-02-03
Snippet Village Signs of East Anglia ·
Context Village, Rural settlement ·
Subject village sign ·
Tag village sign · suffolk · Barking · Barking Village sign · village sign Suffolk · village + sign · Barking - Suffolk ·

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