TA2270 : War Memorial, Tower St

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

War Memorial, Tower St
War Memorial, Tower St
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
Flamborough
Flamborough is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is situated approximately 4 miles north-east of Bridlington on the prominent coastal feature of Flamborough Head.
The church of St Oswald stands in the village and was designated a Grade II* listed building, maintained by Historic England. The village centre contains a number of shops and public houses. The Old Dog and Duck is at Dog and Duck Square.
In the village are the fragmentary remains of Flamborough Castle, a medieval fortified manor house.
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TA2270, 354 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 June, 2010
Category
War Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 226 703 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.8642N 0:7.5024W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 226 703
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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