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Latitude: 52.6471 / 52°38'49"N
Longitude: -1.2866 / 1°17'11"W
OS Eastings: 448364
OS Northings: 305722
OS Grid: SK483057
Mapcode National: GBR 7KX.5HJ
Mapcode Global: WHDJ8.6QLJ
Plus Code: 9C4WJPW7+R9
Entry Name: War Memorial North of Polebrook House at Ngr 484058
Listing Date: 26 November 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385703
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471109
Location: Desford, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE9
Civil Parish: Desford
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Desford St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 40 SE DESFORD BOTCHESTON
1294/3/10003 War Memorial north of
Polebrook House at NGR
War memorial. c1920. Stone. Tall and narrow rough hewn piece of stone with a smooth carved surface facing down the avenue of trees. This face inscribed:-
avenue of trees
to the memory
of 36 old boys
of this school
who fell in the
and below follows a list of the names of those who are commemorated here.
Listing NGR: SK4840005800
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, 10 August 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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