SD7807 : Radcliffe Cenotaph

taken 8 years ago, near to Radcliffe, Bury, Great Britain

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Radcliffe Cenotaph
Radcliffe Cenotaph
Radcliffe Cenotaph was built in 1922 as a memorial to those killed in “the war to end all wars”. Like other such memorials, it now honours casualties from all conflicts since the First World War.

Here, on Remembrance Sunday (which is traditionally held on the Sunday nearest to Armistice Day LinkExternal link ) many have stayed behind after the Service of Remembrance to examine the wreaths and, in one case at least, to point out names on the tablets.

The memorial itself is a grade II* listed structure.

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SD7807, 614 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 November, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 13 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
War Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 783 073 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.7443N 2:19.6907W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 783 073
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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