SU3631 : War Memorial and Parish Church, King's Somborne

taken 1 year ago, near to King's Somborne, Hampshire, Great Britain

War Memorial and Parish Church, King's Somborne
War Memorial and Parish Church, King's Somborne
The King’s Somborne War Memorial stands in front of the Grade II* listed parish church (SU3630 : The Church of St Peter and St Paul, King's Somborne) at the centre of the village meet. It comprises a Portland stone cross with a shaft set on a three-stage, rectangular, plinth. That plinth stands on a lower, coved, plinth which splays out upwards to form a seat around the base of the memorial.

The main plinth is inscribed
TO THE
GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF THE MEN
OF
KING'S SOMBORNE
MCM XIV + MCM XIX
MCM XXXIX + MCM XLV
To the rear is
THANKS BE TO GOD
WHO GIVETH US
THE VICTORY.

The memorial is a grade II listed building (List entry Number: 1093814 LinkExternal link Historic England).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  People, Events 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 360 310 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.6374N 1:29.2410W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 360 310
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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