SK0824 : War Memorial - Abbots Bromley

near to Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, Great Britain

War Memorial - Abbots Bromley
War Memorial - Abbots Bromley
At a public meeting on 30 April 1919, the Catholic priest, Father Joseph Craig, proposed a cross on the village green as a memorial to the dead of the 1914-18 war. The memorial was erected in 1920 at a cost of 210 by Bridgeman of Lichfield to a design by local artist Frederick Mercer.
Extensive restoration of both the memorial and the surrounds took place in 2001 at a cost of 3800. In 2003, the estimated cost of replacing the memorial was 30-35,000.
The memorial was granted "Grade II Listed" status on 19 July 2000.
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Thursday, 28 May, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 27 July, 2011
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Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0818 2448 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.0679N 1:52.8040W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0819 2448
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