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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Melton
Town
Melton Mowbray
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11-11-2004
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Opened
    Date: 19th January 1922
    Attended by: HRH Prince Henry
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37737

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Current location

Royal British Legion Club
Thorpe End
Melton Mowbray
Melton
Leicestershire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 756 191
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • War Memorial Hospital
    Ankle Hill
    Melton Mowbray
    Melton
    Leicestershire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 753 186
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Formerly Wyndham Lodge. Gabled 17th century style house built of course sandstone with double string course at 1st floor sill and above second floor. Triple gabled facade. Two stories and with attic light in outer gables. The memorial plaque once housed within the hospital is now housed by the Royal British Legion following the closure of the hospital.
Inscription
ON PLAQUE IN THE HOSPITAL: THIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL / WAS PRESENTED TO THE / TOWN & DISTRICT OF MELTON MOWBRAY / BY / LIEUT. COL. RICHARD DALGLIESH / C.B. D.L. J.P. / AND WAS OPENED BY / H.R.H. PRINCE HENRY / 19TH JANUARY 1922.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hospital
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Steps and balustrade north of Wyndham Lodge
  • 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
2014: Wyndham Lodge bought at auction and developed into luxury residential flats. 2002: Hospital closed. ADMN AND X-RAY DEPARTMENT, OUTPATIENTS, GARDEN WALLS, STEPS AND BALUSTRADE, ALL SCHEDULED GRADE II BY LOCAL AUTHORITY
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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