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Tuesday, 22 October, 2002, 01:07 GMT 02:07 UK
In pictures: The centre of England
The geographic centre of England is in a paddock at Lindley Hall Farm, owned by Charles and Margaret Farmer.

However many English people still believe the country's centre is in Meriden, 11 miles (18 kilometres) away.

Charles and Margaret Farmer at the Lindley Hall farm house
The farm was hit by foot and mouth last year, resulting in the destruction of all its cows

Picture and middle of England
A picture taken standing at the exact centre of England, in a paddock near the main house

Ordnance Survey mapping  Crown copyright. All rights reserved: Media 523/02
An Ordnance Survey map shows Lindley Hall farm

Monument at Meriden
A monument at Meriden claims to mark the centre of England

Tracy Gardiner (left) and Sue Power at Centre of England Florist
Tracy Gardiner (left) and Sue Power add a splash of colour at Meriden's Centre of England Florist



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