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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Southborough, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1639 / 51°9'50"N

Longitude: 0.2529 / 0°15'10"E

OS Eastings: 557619

OS Northings: 142932

OS Grid: TQ576429

Mapcode National: GBR MPC.YKT

Mapcode Global: VHHQD.B0KK

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 8 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486883

Location: Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Southborough

Built-Up Area: Southborough

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: St Peter with Christ Church and St Matthew Southborough and St Lawrence Bidborough

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


SOUTHBOROUGH

TQ 5742 NE War Memorial
1764/2/10001
08-NOV-00

II

War memorial. Built in 1921 to the memory of 207men of Southborough and High Brooms. Further tablets added later to commemorate thre 44 who died in the Second World War. Built by Messrs Wood and Wallis of Tunbridge Wells. Built of blue Forest of Dean stone. Comprises a Cross of Sacrifice about 15 feet in height on octagonal moulded shaft and large octagonal plinth having cornice with floral and foliate motifs. The names of the Fallen are inscribed on the eight faces of the plinth with additional tablets with the Fallen of the Second World war inscribed on tablets added to the moulded plinth. It stands upon three octagonal steps.


Listing NGR: TQ5761942932

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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