NY2852 : Aikton War Memorial - August 2017

taken 12 months ago, near to Aikton, Cumbria, Great Britain

Aikton War Memorial - August 2017
Aikton War Memorial - August 2017
In the grounds of St Andrew's Church, this Memorial commemorates the men of Aikton who fell in the Great War.
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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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 17 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 282 528 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:51.9103N 3:7.1650W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 282 528
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