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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Bromley
Town
Biggin Hill
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS F CHAPPELL AND SON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st March 1923
    Attended by: Group Capt. Blandy DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st March 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1488
Current location

Near the junction of Jail Lane and Main Road.
Main Road
Biggin Hill
Bromley
Greater London
TN16 3DY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 41785 59441
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brick base surmounted by stepped plinth and square column with capstone on top. The inscription is carved on two sides of the column and base. There is a lead cross inlaid in lower base under the inscription.
Inscription
(Names)/ TO THE FALLEN OF THIS PARISH/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abraham, E
Aldridge, L W
Bateman, J
Bateman, T J
Beadle, D J
Boaz, H
Bushell, W T
Butcher, F H
Clark, E
Cole, H
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Column
    Measurements: height 2900MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Biggin Hill War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: PROPOSED PLANS TO BLACKENEN NAMES, REINSTATE MISSING LETTERS, CLEAN MEMORIAL AND PAINT RAILINGS AROUND IT. 1993: BRICK BASE REPOINTED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
BROMLEY COUNCIL
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME ONE by RASON, PAUL 19-29 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY

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