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Landscape features

This page shows examples of different landscape features that are war memorials. Please see the Gallery page for details of how you can use these and copyright details.


  •  Fields

Saxilby war memorial field, Lincolnshire © Saxilby with Ingleby Parish Council, 2011

Saxilby with Ingleby, Lincolnshire (WM4143)

The Saxilby with Ingleby war memorial is a recreation field with gates and pillars at the entrance showing the dates of the First and Second World Wars and the names of those it commemorates.




 © Saxilby with Ingleby Parish Council, 2011


Send war memorial field, Surrey © Clive Gilbert, 2011Send, Surrey (WM4876)

Send recreation ground, purchased by public subscription, opened in 1920 as a memorial to the fallen of the village and in recognition of those who served and returned.





© Clive Gilbert, 2011


  • Gardens

Lichfield war memorial garden, Staffordshire © Lichfield District Council, 2012Lichfield, Staffordshire (WM3497)

Lichfield Remembrance Garden opened in 1920 to commemorate locals who died in the First and Second World Wars and subsequent conflicts. An inscription on one of the tablets bearing their names reads, ‘let all who come after see to it that these dead shall not have died in vain/that their name be not forgotten/and what they strove for perish not.’


© Lichfield District Council, 2012


Tylorstown war memorial garden and cross, Mid Glamorgan © Ceri Jones, 2010Tylorstown, Mid Glamorgan (WM3958)

This war memorial consists of a wheel cross located within a memorial garden. The church where it is situated was re-developed between 2002 and 2003 and the creation of the garden formed part of the work. The memorial commemorates the two World Wars and other twentieth century conflicts.



© Ceri Jones, 2010


  • Other landscape features

Fovant badges war memorial, Wiltshire © War Memorials Trust, 2010

Fovant Badges, Wiltshire (WM392)

These unusual war memorials are carved into hillsides. The Fovant badges are replicas of cap badges that were carved into the hillside on the site of a former military camp in the village of Fovant.





 Fovant Badges notice, Wiltshire © War Memorials Trust, 2010







 © War Memorials Trust, 2010


Meenfield war memorial chalk cross, Kent © Shoreham Parish Council, 2005Meenfield, Kent (WM1534)

This war memorial is a cross carved into the chalk hillside above Meenfield village in Kent. There is a stone tablet at the head of the cross. The location was chosen because it overlooks the village where many of those commemorated lived.



© Shoreham Parish Council, 2005

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