TQ7237 : Goudhurst War Memorial

taken 1 year ago, near to Goudhurst, Kent, Great Britain

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Goudhurst War Memorial
Goudhurst War Memorial
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

Goudhurst

Goudhurst is a village in Kent, dating back to Saxon times. The name means wooded hillside where a battle was fought. The church is Norman in age.
Website: LinkExternal link

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TQ7237, 380 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7219 3772 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.7743N 0:27.5157E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7219 3772
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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