TA1972 : War memorial and Church, Bempton

taken 7 years ago, near to Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

War memorial and Church, Bempton
War memorial and Church, Bempton
Bempton
Bempton is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, near the border with North Yorkshire. It is near the North Sea coast and Flamborough Head, and is situated about 4 miles north of Bridlington. It lies on the B1229 road between Speeton and Flamborough. It is served by Bempton station which is on the Yorkshire Coast Line that runs between Hull and Scarborough.
The village has several amenities, the parish church of St Michael is a Grade II* listed building and dates back to the 13th century.
Bempton has a post office and general store, a garage, a hairdresser, antique shop and snooker club. It is home to Bempton Primary School, which was completely rebuilt in 2004 at a cost of over 1 million. It also has a public house, The White Horse.
Church of St Michael, Bempton
Situated on the east Yorkshire coast, and in close proximity to North Yorkshire, St Michael's parish church at Bempton is a modest village church. It has a 4-bay aisled nave with a S porch, a W tower and a 2-bay chancel. The nave arcades are c.1200, the W tower 14thc. and the porch and chancel date from the C19th.
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
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TA1972, 137 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 June, 2010
Category
Church and war memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 191 720 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:7.8409N 0:10.7001W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 191 720
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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