Arrington Village Sign- Cambridgeshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 08.082 W 000° 03.666
30U E 701129 N 5780093
Quick Description: A Colourful sign at the road junction in this Cambridgeshire Village.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/10/2011 12:12:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMC8Y4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 2

Long Description:
The sign shows the church of St Nicholas with monastical figures either side.

Arrington is on the A1198 road, the old Roman Ermine Street. Around 950, the settlement's name was written as Earnningtone; in the 1086 Domesday Book it was spelled Erningtune. By the 13th century, the village was known as Aring(e)ton(e). The probable meaning was 'farmstead of the family or followers of a man called Earn(a)'.Flint tools have been found along the spring line around Church Farm.
Location: grassy area at junctions of roads

Plaque: no

Construction Material: carved painted wood on a wooden pole

Sign Date: Not listed

Occasion Commemorated: Not listed

Artist: Not listed

Web Address: Not listed

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