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Europe 2008 Visual Diary page 8
Meriden, West Midlands

The village claims to be at the very centre of England, and a 500-year-old (some sources say 200-year-old) sandstone pillar-shaped monument to that effect stands in the village green

(Recent analysis by the Ordnance Survey has suggested that the true geographical centre of England is a farm situated some 18 kilometres to the northeast, in Leicestershire, though most people still credit Meriden with the honour)




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