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Latitude: 52.7694 / 52°46'9"N
Longitude: -1.2105 / 1°12'37"W
OS Eastings: 453364
OS Northings: 319377
OS Grid: SK533193
Mapcode National: GBR 8KT.6T3
Mapcode Global: WHDHQ.CNT9
Entry Name: Carillon Tower
Listing Date: 5 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074532
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189449
Location: Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE11
Electoral Ward/Division: Loughborough Southfields
Built-Up Area: Loughborough
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Loughborough Emmanuel
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 51 NW QUEEN'S PARK
War Memorial Tower, 1922-3 by Walter Tapper. Portland stone basement, brick tower
with Portland stone dressings, copper bell-storey and lantern. Classical style.
Double doors to west open into ground floor museum room, lit in each face by a
square-headed window and above, a round-headed window with lugged architrave and
keystone, and leaded panes. Above this a similar window, then an oculus, then a
small round-headed opening. Unobtrusive, rectangular windows in the north face
light the staircase in the north-east corner. Small square recesses scattered
throughout brickwork. Arcaded and balustraded bell-storey carrying octagonal
parapet and lantern, surmounted by ball and cross. Inscribed above entrance, "This
tower was erected in grateful memory of the men of Loughborough who gave their lives
for freedom in the Great War 1914-1918". Bronze plaques recessed in basement to
east and west record names of the dead and, added to south, those who died in World
War II. Square, paved and balustraded enclosure, with wide openings on each side.
Listing NGR: SK5336419377
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 19 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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