SO8700 : From Bell Lane to Market Square Minchinhampton

taken 3 years ago, near to Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

From Bell Lane to Market Square Minchinhampton
From Bell Lane to Market Square Minchinhampton
Towards the War Memorial.
War Memorials
Many war memorials appeared in British towns and cities after the South African War of 1899-1902 (known popularly as the Boer War), but most were constructed after the First World War, known to contemporaries as the Great War (1914-19). These were updated after the Second World War (1939-45), usually by adding a plaque with the names of those killed in that conflict. Almost every town and village in Britain has a memorial erected after the Great War, the commonest types taking the form of a cross, an obelisk or a statue of a soldier. Some occupy a prominent public space; others stand in the local cemetery or can be found inside the local church. Memorials usually commemorate the inhabitants of a particular locality, the former pupils of a school, or the members of a military unit or branch of the armed forces. Other memorials, often bronze plaques placed indoors, commemorate the employees of a private company or public institution.
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SO8700, 205 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 August, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Public buildings and spaces 
Memorial (from Tags)
War Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8723 0075 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.3205N 2:11.1719W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8721 0077
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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