SJ8398 : War Memorial, near St Ann's Square

taken 8 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

War Memorial, near St Ann's Square
War Memorial, near St Ann's Square
St Ann's Square
One of Manchester's public squares. For a history of the square see LinkExternal link
St Ann's Square plays host to a huge variety of markets every year, including - Vintage and Fashion Market, Craft and Cake Market, St. Ann's Food Fair, Summer Arts and Craft Market, Feast Market & Manchester Christmas Markets.
St Ann's Church, a Grade I listed building is at one end of the square.
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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SJ8398, 2190 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 January, 2010
Category
War Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 838 984 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9241N 2:14.7169W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 838 984
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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