ST1436 : Crowcombe War Memorial

taken 8 years ago, near to Crowcombe, Somerset, Great Britain

Crowcombe War Memorial
Crowcombe War Memorial
Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
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
Crowcombe :: ST1336
Crowcombe is a village at the foot of the Quantock Hills. It is an old village dating back to Anglo-Saxon times. The village has a small number of services - a church, village hall & pub. Crowcombe Court a Grade I listed building and is a popular wedding venue.
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ST1436, 68 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 January, 2010
Category
War Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 141 367 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.3872N 3:13.7274W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 140 366
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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