NY2107 : Plaque on Scafell Pike Summit

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Wasdale Head, Cumbria, Great Britain

Plaque on Scafell Pike Summit.
Plaque on Scafell Pike Summit.
Recessed into the cairn near the trig point and not often noticed is this plaque, a memorial to the men of the Lakes who died in WW I. The inscription reads 'In perpetual memory of the men of the Lake District who fell for God and King, for freedom, peace and right in the Great War.
1914 - 1918

This summit of Scafell was given to the nation subject to any commoners rights & placed in custody of the National Trust
by
Charles Henry Baron Legonfield

1919'.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 July, 2007
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 215 072 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.2459N 3:12.7371W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 215 072
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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