Archive for the tag 'War Memorial'

On our visit to the Heugh Battery I picked up a leaflet for a circular walk around the headland of Hartlepool. The trail is made up of a series of 17 information points located around the Ancient Borough of Hartlepool. After our museum visit we set off on the trail, starting and ending at point [...]

No Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2022

The war memorial at Seaham is located on Terrace Green, by the sea front. The memorial is a Celtic cross designed by Mr TA Lawson and unveiled 1922 in dedication to the local men who lost their lives in the First World War. It was later further dedicated to those lost in the Second World War. The monument [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 27th 2022

Burrow Mump is a hill and historic site overlooking Southlake Moor in the village of Burrowbridge within the English county of Somerset. It is a scheduled monument, with the ruined church on top of the hill a Grade II listed building.
The hill stands at a strategic location overlooking the point where the River Tone and the old course of the River Cary [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 14th 2021

The memorial commemorates the residents of Knaresborough who were killed or missing in World War I (155 names) and World War II (54 names).

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 23rd 2020

We decided to pick up lunch to eat in Telford Town park before setting off on a walk. Buying the sandwiches from M&S was a bit tedious due to the anti-COVID one way system around the Town Centre. The sandwiches, however were delicious. We enjoyed them whilst looking out over Southwater lake. A duck waddled [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 12th 2020

…and in the morning,

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2020

After breakfast our first port of call was Ripley where we enjoyed a stroll round the village. Although Mr C wasn’t particularly taken with it, I enjoyed the church which had some interesting historical features including the base of  a medieval cross known as ‘the weeping cross’ and which is thought to be a unique [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 8th 2020

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