2011

NU0049 : Scremerston War Memorial

taken 13 years ago, near to Scremerston, Northumberland, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Scremerston War Memorial in this square
Scremerston War Memorial
Scremerston War Memorial
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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Geographical Context: People, Events Defence, Military
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NU0049, 42 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
N Chadwick   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 October, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0065 4926 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:44.2040N 1:59.4729W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0063 4926
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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