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Shoreham Chalk Cross
Shoreham Chalk Cross - by Trevor Sims ©
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Photographer: © Trevor Sims (Gallery)(4th January 2009)
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Shoreham Chalk Cross

A Christian style chalk cross is on the outskirts of Shoreham (National Grid Ref TQ 5148 6198) and cut as a memorial to the casualties of the first world war. The cross is edged with whitewashed protruding concrete blocks 6" wide and can be seen from the village. There is also a memorial stone on the site. The cross is on land owned by Sevenoaks District Council, but leased to Shoreham Parish Council. The cross took 16 months to construct, from the 24th May 1920 when the first sod was cut. Finished in September 1921, the Rev. David Madge and Samuel Cheesman were the two people responsible for the creation of the cross although most of the villagers helped in the actual construction. It was unveiled on empire day 1921.
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Camera Make: Panasonic Model: DMC-TZ1
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 52 mm, ISO: 80, Exposure time: 1/320 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: January 3, 2009, 11:41 am
ImageID:1079974, Image size: 2560 x 1440 pixels

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Comment by Ruth Gregory(4th January 2009)

Lovely photo, Trevor, and thanks for the history as well.

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Comment by Glynis Stevens(26th August 2009)

Yes thank you for this history, lovely picture Trevor.

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