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  Village Sign, Earls Barton, Northants Village Signs
Decorative Village Signs are found around the country and are unique to their location.
  Village Pound, Minchinhampton. Gloucs. Village pounds (pinfolds)
Structures used to hold stray animals until returned to their owners on payment of a fine.
  Village Lock-up, Shrewton, Wilts Village Lock-ups and stocks
Also known as cages, blind houses, round houses, guard houses amongst other alternative names, these small buildings were used to detain drunkards and criminals overnight before their appearance before a magistrate.
  Banbury wall-painted adverts Wall-painted Adverts (Ghost Signs)
The walls and gables of buildings made a great canvas on which to paint adverts either for the shop or business itself or for products sold within.
  Modern 3D advertising sign 3D Trade and Shop Signs
3D Trade signs were representative of the business carried on in an office or shop. These included the three gold balls of the pawnbroker and the striped pole of the barber/surgeon.
  Metal Advertising Signs Metal Advertising Signs
Metal advertisement signs Enamelled metal signs were produced to be attached to the walls of shops. The shopkeeper would be paid to display an advert for a product.
  AA Sign AA Signs
The AA produced enamelled metal signs for towns and villages in the days before those provided by local councils to aid motorists as they travelled further afield.
  CTC Headquarters sign Cyclists' Touring Club Signs
CTC The Cyclists Touring Club placed signs on establishments offering accommodation or repair facilities for cyclists.
  Blandford Milestone Milestones and Signposts
Waymarkers, giving directions, and signposts and milestones including mileages can be found along roads throughout the country.
  Bass Brewery Plaque Brewery Insignia
Many breweries have changed hands or closed over time yet their insignia may still be found in etched glass, tiles, brickwork or as plaques or decorative features on pubs and former pubs.
  Anchor Bleu Inn Signs
Inns have displayed signs for centuries and these have become an art form in the form of painted panels and sculptures.
  Jubilee Plaque, Romsey, Hants Queen Victoria Jubilee Plaques
Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 1887 and her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. For each of these occasions Stanley Bros. of Nuneaton produced terracotta plaques, a number of which can still be seen today countrywide.
  Winchester City Mill Watermills and Windmills
Mills were once important to every community to process grain for flour. Many mills now open as tourist attractions with some producing flour for sale.
  Well, Ilmington Pumps, Wells and Drinking Fountains
Drinking water is an essential of life. Pumps, wells and drinking fountains remain to show how communal supplies were provided before indoor plumbing became the norm.
  Tiled doorway, Ison Chymist Tiled Doorways
Many shops from Victorian times onwards had tiled doorways. These were either decorative or carried the name of the establishment.
  Tiled panel Tiled Shopfronts
Shop fronts were often tiled and some, especially those of butchers, fishmongers and greengrocers, carried pictorial panels.
  Howard Arms, Carlisle Tiled Pubs
Decorative tiled frontages, often including the name of the pub or brewery, were a feature in some areas. Some pubs also featured tiled interiors.
  Glendurgan Maze Mazes
Mazes and labyrinths have been popular for centuries. Around Britain there are many examples including turf, brick, stone and hedge mazes.
  Market Hall, Tetbury, Gloucestershire Market Crosses
Market crosses mark the spot where wares could be bought and sold at weekly markets.
  Newton Statues
From local dignitaries to national treasures there are statues to be found in almost any community.
  Jimmy Dyer Sculptures
Decorative items in stone and other durable materials placed in the landscape.
  Snowdrops British Flora
  Red apples Gardens and Gardening
  Winterborne Tomson Church Churches
Cathedrals and Parish Churches, each is unique and very often amongst the oldest buildings in a community.
  Thomas Hardy's grave Gravestones and Memorials
Marking the graves of famous people or unusual subjects. Unusual inscriptions
  Raglan Castle Buildings - Castles
  Taylors Almshouses Buildings - Almshouses
Charitable homes built especially to house the old and the sick.
  Ironbridge, Shropshire Industrial Landscape
Over the centuries man has left remnants of machinery and buildings used in manufacturing goods.
  Packhorse Bridge Bridges
These have taken a number of forms over the centuries and have been constructed from many different materials.
  Watercress beds UK Travel
  Pawnshop Passage Alleys
  Buttercup Meadow, Oxfordshire Countryside
The British countryside offers a wealth of variety, not only from region to region but also from season to season.
  Victorian Letterbox Letterboxes
  Horse Trough, South Godstone Horse Troughs

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