County of Kent WW1 Cross

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Reference WMO/160548

Address:

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury

CT1 2EL

England

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Status: Unknown
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Described as a Ypres cross a small and unusual Latin cross set into a wreath, on top of a tall octagonal pillar and plinth, with three stepped base. The war memorial is located in a memorial garden, see WMO/233644. Designer: Herbert Baker English Heritage "The memorial cross is in the form of Sir Herbert Baker's Ypres Cross with symbolic representation of England and France and incorporating symbols of crusade and sacrifice such as the reversed sword and Crusader ship. It is a carefully positioned memorial, providing a striking focus at the centre of the memorial garden."
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TO THE SACRED MEMORY OF THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF KENT WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919

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