SD3648 : Preesall and Knott End War Memorial

taken 4 years ago, near to Knott End-on-Sea, Lancashire, Great Britain

Preesall and Knott End War Memorial
Preesall and Knott End War Memorial
Preesall and Knott End War Memorial was unveiled on 3 October 1920 by General Sir A Hunter MP. It commemorates 33 local servicemen who died during the First World War; the names of six men who fell in the Second World War were added later. In 2014 a project was undertaken to improve access to the memorial with the help of grant aid from War Memorials Trust.

It is Grade II listed LinkExternal link

It is rumoured that a 10th century Viking chieftain by the name of Haken is buried under the mound on which the memorial stands. LinkExternal link
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SD3648, 27 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3601 4822 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.5684N 2:58.5574W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3600 4825
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Preesall  War Memorial  Burial Mound 

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