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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Hinckley And Bosworth
Town
Botcheston
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37510
Current location

POLEBROOK HOUSES
Spinney Drive
Botcheston
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
LE9 9FG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 480 040
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
AVENUE OF TREES WITH ASSOCIATED PILLAR SET IN CRAZY PAVING SHIELD WITH SUNFLOWER MOTIF ON EITHER SIDE. ORNAMENTION ON THE SMOOTH SIDE OF PILLAR
Inscription
(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acaster, J W
Atkins, T H
Bacon, F G
Baker, G H
Barker, I
Bateman, F
Beck, J
Blayney, J J
Bostock, J W
Bowley, P
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 3", height 5FT 2", width 17"
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL NORTH OF POLEBROOK HOUSE AT NGR 484058
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
ACCORDING TO LETTER DATED 6 AUGUST 1999, NEEDS SOME ATTENTION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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