There are relatively few monuments to the Crimean War, which seems surprising considering its scale and significance. This ... More
Crimean War Memorial
There are relatively few monuments to the Crimean War, which seems surprising considering its scale and significance. This red granite obelisk, standing at the edge of St Philip's churchyard in the city center, is one of them. It particularly commemorates one Lt Col Thomas Unett, a Birmingham man who was killed at the siege of Sebastopol in 1855. The obelisk bears the names of some of the most famous battles of the war: Alma, Inkerman and Sebastopol.
The well known suburb of Bourneville is famous as the home of Cadbury's chocolate. It is also home to the
main church for Birmingham 's Serbian community, most of whom came (or at least, their families did) to Britain ...
The square is named after one of Birmingham's famous mayors, Joseph Chamberlain. The Central Library and Birmingham Museum & Art
Gallery are located here, as is the focal point, the Chamberlain Memorial Fountain . There is also a very ...
The War Memorial Garden was laid out in 1925 and commemorates all Oxford people—whether from the city or the university—who
died in the First World War. The garden is close to Christ Church College and provides visitors with a ...