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Basil

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What are these symbols?
« on: February 22, 2019, 01:23:47 pm »
Anybody know what these symbols are.  Obviously some religious connection. Been there for some time, so the numbers may be years.


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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2019, 01:33:43 pm »
21st June is my daughter's wedding anniversary, but I don't think she's been to Llandysul. It's mid summer's day too. Is it some kind of pagan thing?
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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2019, 01:41:32 pm »
I assumed pagan ritual of some sort.
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Basil

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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2019, 02:39:23 pm »
I thought not pagan due the crosses.  Something to do with the door knocking people?
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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2019, 03:06:14 pm »
I thought not pagan due the crosses.  Something to do with the door knocking people?

Doubt it, they're known for rejection of symbols.

My money's on the Freemasons, they use the G for Gnosis and the arrow is very reminiscent of a lodge symbol for Most Worshipful Grand Master.

I could ask the F-i-L, he's a former Most Worshipful Grand Master, but he won't answer and will only get in a huff when I start taking the proverbial.

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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2019, 03:15:11 pm »
I could ask the F-i-L, he's a former Most Worshipful Grand Master, but he won't answer and will only get in a huff when I start taking the proverbial.
Is that like being a former Miss World? With a tendency to unnatural skin tone, and marriage to grey-haired tap-dancers?
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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2019, 03:38:41 pm »
The crosses look slightly ankh-y, not entirely Christian.
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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2019, 12:52:11 pm »
One of them's the symbol for a woollen mill, I think. No idea about the others. HTH. Have you found out any more Basil?

Kim

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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2019, 12:57:52 pm »
Looks reminiscent of depression-era hobo symbols, I'd guess indicating which houses were/weren't worth visiting, which means they probably aren't.

That woollen mill one might mean "shelter behind the church", for example.
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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2019, 01:12:42 pm »
Directions to a solstice rave or similar is my guess.
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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2019, 07:51:12 pm »
Or to the nearest dogging spot.
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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2019, 08:15:52 pm »
Milk to the left  houses to the right.
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Zipperhead

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Re: What are these symbols?
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2019, 02:20:42 pm »
Milk to the left  houses to the right.

Stuck in the middle with you.
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