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I love this feature, in the square alongside the Harris museum and the surrounding buildings, it is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Preston, United Kingdom

This is a very prominent cenotaph in the centre of the city. In the middle of the cultural quarter... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 weeks ago
4 May 2018
“Prominent ”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

As Cenotaph go ,this a good one, made out of a beautiful white stone it's in the centre of the city just off the flag market it's quite peaceful, but it is in a pedestrian zone. Before you visit it do some research to make...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this feature, in the square alongside the Harris museum and the surrounding buildings, it is quite a decent sight. I only wish the square was better used. It's often nothing more than a walk way and a makeshift homeless camp along the benches...More

Thank ArgentTal
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very prominent cenotaph in the centre of the city. In the middle of the cultural quarter but also an attractive monument.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Can't miss it due to its location and size. Its well maintained (as it should be). Larger than most towns monuments.

Thank ErnieH472
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

As cenotaphs go, this is in a prominent position in the heart of Preston. A suitable memorial where locals can remember those who fought for our liberty

1  Thank albeback1
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Cenotaph commemorating the Soldiers of Preston who fell in the great world wars of 1914-1918 & 1939-1945 is an excellent example of a fitting tribute to them. Always well looked after throughout the year.

Thank PNEPete
Reviewed 1 August 2017

For me this is as impressive a cenotaph as can be seen in many a city and it's cared for throughout the year not just in Novembers. It's also a thought provoking place throughout the year and deserves it's dominant position in the main town...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Although it is in the middle of the city centre the cenotaph is tastefully respectful but doesn't have anywhere to sit for quiet thought.

Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The cenotaph is Grade I listed and surrounded by buildings that are equally as beautiful as it self. It is a poignant reminder of those who lost their lives and the centre piece of the flag market.

Thank DrinkMoriartea
Reviewed 25 July 2016

What more is there to say? Sitting between the two ancient markets and in front of the beautiful Harris on the edge of town. Commemorating the many who fell and accessible to all who mourn.

Thank PnlpKln
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Just outside the Harris museum, and recent cleaned up and refurbished this is a lovely spot to sit and ponder life (and indeed sacrifice) on the many benches around it. The main annual poppy day event for Preston is held here each year.

Thank prinkipo
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