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Twm Sion
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« on: January 08, 2018, 07:16:08 PM »

Lovely village on the Fillongly Rd. Reputed and contested to be the centre of England. Been many years since I last visited. Previously I was a regular visitor to the Bulls Head and the Strawberrybank Restraunt. The Restraunt changed hands in about 1978/79. Never felt the same after that, it lost the personal touch.

Cyclist monument in the village commemorates all cyclists that lost their lives in the 1939-1945 war.

Also Home to Triumph motorcycles until around 1983.
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2018, 10:45:18 PM »

I remember Meriden quite well, the stone cross and the business that sold a very good range
of Horticultural equipement. It was a very pleasant village.
Gerald.
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