TG2308 : War Memorial, Tombland

taken 4 years ago, near to Norwich, Norfolk, Great Britain

War Memorial, Tombland
War Memorial, Tombland
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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TG2308, 2134 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 October, 2013
Geographical Context
People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2335 0885 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.8850N 1:17.9407E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2334 0883
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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