TQ7668 : Chatham Naval Memorial

taken 8 years ago, near to Brompton, Medway, Great Britain

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Chatham Naval Memorial
Chatham Naval Memorial
Great Lines Heritage Park, Chatham

The Great Lines is over 70 hectares of open space at the heart of Medway. Between Gillingham and Chatham.
The huge expanse of the Great Lines was in its own right a layer of defence to protect Chatham Dockyard from attack.
At its centre is the Chatham Naval War Memorial.
See LinkExternal link for more details.

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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TQ7668, 518 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 March, 2014
Geographical Context
People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7629 6800 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.0201N 0:31.9206E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7619 6802
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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