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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0666 / 51°3'59"N

Longitude: 0.5821 / 0°34'55"E

OS Eastings: 581011

OS Northings: 132862

OS Grid: TQ810328

Mapcode National: GBR PTT.3YY

Mapcode Global: FRA D639.GL3

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 5 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170250

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Built-Up Area: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


BENENDEN
TQ8133 THE STREET
1350-0/7/145 (North East side)
War Memorial
GV II
War Memorial. c.1920, Sculptor Albert Toft, cast at Albion Art
Foundry, Parsons Green. Bronze seated statue of female in
flowing robes, leaning on a shield and holding laurel wreath
in her left hand on rectangular stepped stone plinth about 7
feet 6 inches long. Inscription on bronze plaque at the top of
the plinth reads "To the memory of the men of Benenden who
fought and died for justice and liberty in the Great War
1914-18. Their name liveth for evermore". On a bronze plaque
below are inscribed the names of local men who died in the 1st
World War and below those who died in the Second World War.


Listing NGR: TQ8101132862


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 1 December 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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