TQ7053 : War Memorial, Teston

taken 8 years ago, near to Teston, Kent, Great Britain

War Memorial, Teston
War Memorial, Teston
Teston
Teston is a small village on the A26 west of Maidstone. There is a Mediaeval bridge across the River Medway just south of the village. The Village has a shop/post office, church, village hall & farm shop. Readers, makers of cricket balls, have a factory in the village.
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War Memorials
War memorials were mainly constructed after WWI to commemorate the troops who gave their lives in the war. Many were then updated after WWII. Some war memorials date back to the Boer War. Almost every town and village in Britain has a War Memorial. They take many forms the commonest being an obelisk, a cross or statue of a soldier. Some commemorate the inhabitants of a place, some are for schools and others are for companies or Military groupings.
Many memorials are grade II listed, 61 are II* listed, LinkExternal link*_listed_war_memorials_in_England
& 12 are Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
A search for memorials can be carried out at LinkExternal link
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TQ7053, 166 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 April, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 October, 2009
Category
War Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 703 534 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.2812N 0:26.3697E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 703 534
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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