When the unprecedented heatwave shattered information throughout England final month, a hearth raged in a subject in Kent however miraculously stopped when it reached the sting of a large memorial cross etched into the earth.
The giant cross was carved into the sphere in reminiscence of the folks of Lenham who died in World War I and is white due to the chalky earth.
The cross spans 61 metres by 21 metres and is maintained by Historic England.
The names of the fallen from each World Wars had been initially recorded on two memorial stones on the web site however these have since been moved to a neighborhood church.
Drone footage by The Independent reveals a big space of scorched earth that stops proper on the tip of the cross.
The footage reveals how the fireplace breached the parameter of the memorial and burnt a part of the encircling garden however didn’t burn the cross itself, which stays intact.
Parish councilor Mike Cockett, talking in 2017 after the cross was formally registered as a warfare memorial by Historic England, mentioned it was “all the time one of many first locations we present guests”.
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