The hills of freedom: National Trust to rededicate Lake District peaks to those who died in the First World War

The hills of freedom: National Trust to rededicate Lake District peaks to those who died in the First World War
 

The National Trust has unveiled plans to rededicate the "world's greatest war memorial" - Scafell Pike and a dozen other Lake District summits given to the charity after the First World War.
England's highest mountain was gifted to the National Trust by landowner Lord Leconfield in 1919 in "perpetual memory of the men of the Lake District who fell for God and King, for freedom, peace and right in the Great War".
A further 12 peaks - Lingmell, Broad Crag, Great End, Seathwaite Fell, Allen Crags, Glaramara, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Green Gable, Base Brown, Brandreth and... read more

 
14 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 47
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