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AVIATORS MEMORIAL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: AVIATORS MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1258069

Location

AVIATORS MEMORIAL, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Swale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Eastchurch

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jun-1978

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444219

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History

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Details

CHURCH ROAD 1. 5282 (West Side) Eastchurch, Sheerness Aviators' Memorial TQ 97 SE 13/138

II GV 2. Consists of a semi-circular wall in Portland stone with end plinths supporting ball finials in the shape of a globe and an aviator's head, the centre plinth supporting a bust of the god of thunder with his sceptre and lightning rod. The walls include bronze plaques with designs of aircraft, and are inscribed with the names of the aviators, designers and constructors of the first aeroplanes. Inscription:- 'This memorial commemorates the first home of British aviation 1909 near this spot at Leysdown Eastchurch'. The rear of the memorial is walled in brick.

Listing NGR: TQ9857870947

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National Grid Reference: TQ 98836 71387

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