TF0008 : The War Memorial Arch, Great Casterton Church

taken 5 years ago, near to Great Casterton, Rutland, Great Britain

The War Memorial Arch, Great Casterton Church
The War Memorial Arch, Great Casterton Church
The village church, dedicated to St Peter & St Paul is entered via an arched war memorial remembering the dead of both World Wars. It has four Cast Bronze plaques set either side of the lychgate/arch. The upper two commemorate World War I whilst the lower two commemorate World War II.

See TF0008 : War Memorial Detail (Left) and TF0008 : War Memorial Detail (right) for closer views of the plaques.
The Church of St Peter and St Paul, Great Casterton
The church of St Peter & St Paul is located on Main Street in the village of Great Casterton in Rutland. It is an attractive building with its ironstone fabric and pretty churchyard.

Most of the church dates from the 13th century and consists of a nave, north and south aisles (1250 and 1280 respectively), chancel, south porch and an unusual tower which was added later by building it within the nave. There is also a vestry which was added in the early 1980's.

The church is a Grade I Listed Building (English Heritage Building ID: 187097 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 12 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  People, Events 
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Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0014 0880 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.0603N 0:31.2368W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0016 0881
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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