TQ6053 : War Memorial, Plaxtol

taken 7 years ago, near to Plaxtol, Kent, Great Britain

War Memorial, Plaxtol
War Memorial, Plaxtol
Plaxtol
Plaxtol a small village north of Tonbridge. The name means "play area". Services include a church, shop, school, two pubs and a cricket club. Just outside the village is Fairlawne House and much of the area around is part of the Fairlawne Estate.
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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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TQ6053, 137 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6022 5362 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.5539N 0:17.6895E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6021 5364
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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