TQ3071 : War Memorial, Streatham

taken 7 years ago, near to Streatham, Lambeth, Great Britain

War Memorial, Streatham
War Memorial, Streatham
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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TQ3071, 174 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 June, 2010
Category
War Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 301 710 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.4271N 0:7.7340W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 301 710
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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