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Brief description of site

The central feature of this memorial garden is a stone of remembrance with a dedicatory plaque, flanked on either side by propellers from a crashed Short Sterling Bomber. Around these features are benches, trees, shrubs and flowers.

Brief history of site

The garden was opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent on June 30th, 2001.

Location information:

Address: Spitfire And Hurricane Memorial Building, Manston Rd, Manston, Kent, CT12 5DF

Locality: Manston

Local Authorities:

Kent; Thanet; Manston

Historical County: Kent

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 179 Grid Ref: TR334665
Latitude: 51.3496 Longitude: 1.35041

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: commemorative

Site first created: 2001

Main period of development: Early 21st century

Survival: Extant

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