Cliffe at Hoo Historical Society would like to congratulate former Cliffe resident Kat Pearson on achieving Listed Building Status for The Cliffe War Memorial. We know a lot of hard work, by Kat went into the application on behalf of our village and she has succeeded in adding the memorial to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, thereby preserving the memorial for future generations. A copy of the confirmation email is shown below and we all very much appreciate her efforts on our behalf. We would also like to thank Mo Pearson for bringing this to our attention.
Cliffe War Memorial, St Helen's Church, Church Street, Cliffe, Kent - Awarded Listed Building Status
Following your application to add the above building to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, we have now considered all the representations made and completed our assessment of the memorial. I am delighted to inform you that having considered our recommendation, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has decided to add Cliffe War Memorial to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. The memorial is now listed at Grade II.
Please click on the link below to download a copy of our advice report, which gives the principal reasons for this decision. The List entry for this building, together with a map, has now been published on the National Heritage List for England, and will be available for public access from tomorrow. This List can be accessed through our website.
The local planning authority will now be preparing the statutory notices required under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.