Norwich. Eaton - Symbolism

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keepclicking on January 17, 2012

What is an elephant doing atop a sign saying Eaton which, according to the eatate agent is in Stratford but is mapped on the SW extremities of Norwich. Or (as I haven't been there for a couple of months) have they moved Norwish SW a little to get out of completing the A11 extension between Mildenhall and Thetford.

Amelia Royan on January 17, 2012

Funnily enough I also asked why there was an elephant atop a sign for Eaton KC, and here's what I discovered:

E = Elephant - which is carrying a cask or Tun

So E + Tun = Eaton.

Well that's what I was told anyway :))

They might as well move Eaton a bit southwest - it was difficult to map these couple of photos :))

How are you BTW? I read somewhere on Nick W's pages that you'd been unable to get out and about!

♥♥TRIKER12 on January 17, 2012

Mmmm, so there IS AN ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM!

Amelia Royan on January 17, 2012

Only if you open this photo Bonnie Lad - otherwise the problem does not exist, and so no discussion is necessary ;-)

keepclicking on January 18, 2012

Me thinks you may have been lied to Amelia given there is a bridge and a lion with an elephants head in evidence also. These Norwich folk just aren't to be trusted.

Amelia Royan on January 18, 2012

'Twas a church warden that told me that! I must pen a complaint to the bishop ;-)

keepclicking on January 18, 2012

Isn't a Church Warden a pipe of some sort. Talk about blowing smoke up your..........

Amelia Royan on January 23, 2012

I knew i shouldn't have listened to a pipe KC. ;)

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    by Amelia Royan
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