The Village
The carvings on the south face of the sign represent the following: Combine Harvester is for modern farming. The cricket pitch and roller are for sport in the village. The tree and wall for the church and grounds along with the crossed keys. The bridge to represent that all  access to the village is via bridges crossing waterways. The north facing side of the carving represents the following: The hand/horse plough for ancient farming. The Bell for the Blue Bell Pub and the Anvil because there was a Black Smithy there. The Dividers and Square and church spire to represent Nicholas Hawkmoor's historical presence in the locality. Crossed Keys for the church.
East Drayton won the 'Best kept Village' category for under 300 residents for the following years: 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1991; 1997;2014: Best Kept Village 2017 East Drayton came second in category New notice board presented by Parish Council (2017) paid for by donation from District Councillors Sheila & Keith Isard
Photograph shows the 'Best Kept Village 1979' presentation
Church Winter Lights     Lights have been removed 25-02-2020
Notice Board         in Church Yard