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War Memorial North West of Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Bearsted, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2705 / 51°16'13"N

Longitude: 0.5806 / 0°34'50"E

OS Eastings: 580114

OS Northings: 155530

OS Grid: TQ801555

Mapcode National: GBR PR9.9M5

Mapcode Global: VHJMG.0BSF

Entry Name: War Memorial North West of Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 20 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173514

Location: Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Bearsted

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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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 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, 30 November 2016.

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

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