SD3347 : War Memorial at St Peter's Church

taken 18 days ago, near to Fleetwood, Lancashire, Great Britain

War Memorial at St Peter's Church
War Memorial at St Peter's Church
This war memorial is situated in front of St Peter’s Church, Lord Street. It commemorates the members of the parish who were killed or missing in the First World War. It is possible that this was the first war memorial that was erected in Fleetwood LinkExternal link , pre-dating the town’s “official” war memorial (SD3247 : Fleetwood War Memorial) which was unveiled in 1927 at Memorial Park.

The memorial is in the form of a stone cross, with a two-stepped circular base surmounted by a rectangular plinth, tapering shaft and cross. The inscription is in relief on the sides of the plinth (SD3347 : St Peter's War Memorial (inscription)). There are two figures of angels, one holding a wreath (SD3347 : St Peter War Memorial (stone angel)) and one in a praying position, that surmount the left and right hand sides of the plinth.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 February, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 338 479 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.4278N 3:0.5551W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 338 479
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Memorial  Monument  War Memorial  Nineteenth Century  19th Century  Victorian  Church  Parish Church  Churchyard 

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