• Short Summary

    Item about Meriden Cross in Warwickshire that marks exact centre of Britain.

  • Description

    Part of issue ON THE SPOT.

    Meriden, nr Coventry, Warwickshire.

    Meriden Cross at Meriden village which marks exact centre of Britain. Library shots of cyclists' annual meeting at cross on green in 1920s. M/S of the cyclists' war memorial. Various shots of quaint old houses and cottages. Various shots of elderly man, Arthur Nichols making ladder rungs by hand and doing traditional wheelwright work. L/S of Greek-style folly at side of park. M/S of little girl climbing steps of old riding stone (used in past by ladies to mount horses).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1570.15
    Media URN:
    50403
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:53:00 / 01:30:31:00
    Canister:
    NSP 403

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