TQ6666 : Luddesdown War Memorial

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

Luddesdown War Memorial
Luddesdown War Memorial
Luddesdown

Luddesdown is a small village on the Kentish North Downs. The village has a long history stretching back to Saxon times. The Church of St Peter and St Paul is Grade II* listed ( LinkExternal link ). Luddesdown Court is a Grade I mediaeval manor ( LinkExternal link ).
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link

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
Friday, 5 June, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6697 6620 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.2188N 0:23.8416E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6698 6622
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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