TQ2681 : War Memorial - Paddington Station

taken 4 years ago, near to Paddington, Westminster, Great Britain

War Memorial - Paddington Station
War Memorial - Paddington Station
The Great Western Railway war memorial on Platform 1, Paddington Station.
Great Western Main Line
The Great Western Main Line is a main line railway, that runs westwards from London Paddington station to the west of England and South Wales. It was built by IK Brunel, for the Great Western Railway, and opened in 1841.
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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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TQ2681, 1352 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Railways  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 265 813 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.9930N 0:10.6711W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 265 813
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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