Category Archives: U.K. Churches, Memorials & Cemeteries – Back in Blighty

Boat of Garten War Memorial

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Nethy Bridge War Memorial

A most curious place for a war memorial, you might think. And you might be right. I did tell this gentleman that in due course his picture would find its way to all parts of the globe, but whether he … Continue reading

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Insh – St. Eunan Church & Churchyard

Up on Holy Hill, the little church of St. Eunan looks down on Loch Insh, as it has done for more than 1,300 years.

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On the Military Road

Well that was fun.  This is Stratherrick war memorial, the shot taken from the first of General Wade’s Military Roads (he built a number), which since the late 1720s has run the length of the Great Glen between Fort William … Continue reading

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A Pevensey Pillbox

Not what you expect to find on a modern housing estate, really. We are in Stone Cross, about two miles west of Pevensey, and this is indeed a Second World War pillbox. Built in 1941 as part of a network … Continue reading

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Ardleigh War Memorial & St. Mary’s Church

Ada, Pamela & Rosemary.  There was a four-part series on the telly last year that traced the history and impact of four individual bombs dropped by the Luftwaffe – one wonders whether one could similarly trace the V-1 that demolished … Continue reading

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Great Bromley War Memorial

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