How many items can you identify in this image? Why are they significant?
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The centre of Burton Green used to be along Hob Lane near Moat Farm. That's where the old village green used to be.
Burton Green expanded up Cromwell Lane and down Red Lane in the 1900s. In the 1800s part of Hob Lane was called Witches Lane. There is a farm named Hob Farm, and also a particular field that used to be named Hob Field.
We do not know exactly why the road was ever called Witches Lane or Hob Lane, or why Hob Field was so-called.
These are the various symbols which appear in the image...
This is the Hob Lane road sign, at the top of Red Lane.
The word Hob is related to Hobgoblin.
This is the Hobgoblins name on the present building that stands on the site of the old Hobgoblins Cottage in Hob Lane.