Maulden - George Street, Maulden, Bedfordshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
N 52° 01.758 W 000° 27.672
30U E 674162 N 5767339
Quick Description: This carved, wooden sign stands in the Millennium Garden of Maulden.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/24/2011 12:15:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMCN7P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
Views: 2

Long Description:
Located in the centre of the village the sign depicts two Shire horses ploughing the fields with the farmer. It is an idyllic image of village life from yesteryear. The sign is double-sided and also has the village name carved on it.

Wikipedia describes the village:

'Maulden is referred to in the Domesday Book as Meldone and the meanings ascribed to the various versions of the name include "cross on the hill", "high down" and "place of meeting". The current MP for the area is Nadine Dorries.

Maulden also holds the coveted title of 'Britain's Longest Village'.'
Sign Date: 1/1/2000

Occasion Commemorated: Millennium

Location: The Millennium Garden

Plaque: no

Construction Material: Carved Wood

Web Address: [Web Link]

Artist: Not listed

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