TQ5446 : Leigh War Memorial

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

Leigh War Memorial
Leigh War Memorial
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
Leigh
Leigh is a small village three miles west of Tonbridge. It possesses a range of services including a church, two pubs, primary school, Post Office, shops, cricket club and a village green.
Website: LinkExternal link
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TQ5446, 534 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5496 4657 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.8403N 0:12.9874E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5494 4655
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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