TQ8110 : War Memorial - Alexandra Park, Hastings

taken 7 years ago, near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

War Memorial - Alexandra Park, Hastings
War Memorial - Alexandra Park, Hastings
The Memorial was unveiled in 1922
Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park was officially opened on June 26 1882 by the Prince and Princess of Wales (Princess Alexandra). Alexandra Park achieved the prestigious Green Flag Award for the fourth year running in 2008. As a Grade II Park of Historic Interest, Alexandra Park has also achieved the coveted Green Heritage Award. A three-year restoration programme, financed through the Heritage Lottery Fund, is now complete. 3.464m has been spent restoring buildings and planting areas, reconstructing paths, providing new railings, a fantastic new playground and much more.
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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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Date Taken
Monday, 22 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 81728 10141 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.7331N 0:34.8559E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 81753 10117
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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