Hopton’s refurbished village sign has made its return

PUBLISHED: 14:58 12 August 2017 | UPDATED: 17:10 12 August 2017

Cris Garratt, Dennis Ball and Artist Fiona Davies stood by the restored sign. Picture: Hopton on Sea parish council

Cris Garratt, Dennis Ball and Artist Fiona Davies stood by the restored sign. Picture: Hopton on Sea parish council

Hopton on Sea parish council

The refurbished Hopton on Sea village sign has been returned to its rightful place at the main entrance to the village.

The restored village signThe restored village sign

The new refurbishment was arranged by Cllr Dennis Ball and artist Fiona Davies restored the sign.

Carved out of wood, the colourful sign has a wealth of detail on it including seagulls, fishing boats, birds, flowers and a rural scene showing two churches.

The sign was first put up to celebrate the Queen’s Silver Jubilee in 1977. Since then it has been restored a number of times.

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