TQ6240 : Pembury War Memorial

taken 3 years ago, near to Pembury, Kent, Great Britain

Pembury War Memorial
Pembury War Memorial
Pembury
Pembury is a village just to the north east of Tunbridge Wells. It is located on the old route of the A21, but has now been bypassed. The village has a wide range of services including several pubs, shops and eating places. The main hospital for Tunbridge Wells is located on the edge of the village.
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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TQ6240, 199 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6258 4071 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.5544N 0:19.3665E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6258 4071
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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