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War Memorial North West of Church of the Holy Cross, Bearsted

Description: War Memorial North West of Church of the Holy Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173514

OS Grid Reference: TQ8011455529
OS Grid Coordinates: 580114, 155529
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2704, 0.5806

Location: Church Lane, Bearsted, Kent ME14 4EF

Locality: Bearsted
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 4EF

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/7 War Memorial north
west of Church of
The Holy Cross


War memorial to the fallen of the first and second world wars.
Erected 1920. (M. Bourner, F. Hull, R. Tate and others, A History
of Bearsted and Thurnham, no date, late C20.) Stone. Decorative
cross on octagonal shaft with carved capital, and broach stops
at the bottom, standing on a square block with chamfered corners
and large ornamental broach stops. Dedications inscribed on the
south and west faces of the block. 3 octagonal steps beneath
with names inscribed on the risers. Deeply coved octagonal

Listing NGR: TQ8005655732

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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