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War Memorial North of Polebrook House at Ngr 484058

A Grade II Listed Building in Desford, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: War Memorial North of Polebrook House at Ngr 484058

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471109

Location: Desford, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Desford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Desford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 40 SE DESFORD BOTCHESTON

1294/3/10003 War Memorial north of
Polebrook House at NGR
484058

II

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
is planted
to the memory
of 36 old boys
of this school
who fell in the
Great War
1914-1919

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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