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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Harborough
Town
North Kilworth
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69671

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Current location

Southern end of High Street,
The Green
North Kilworth
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE17 6ET
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 61695 83455
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Octagonal two-stepped stone base surmounted by an octagonal sectioned plinth, pad, square to tapering octagonal column and decorative wheel cross. Inscriptions on plinth with another inscription at base of column. The whole memorial stands within a paved area surrounded by an 8 sectioned vertical metal railing fence & gate. Both the paving & fence plan follow the octagonal contours of the memorial base.
Inscription
TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN / TWO WORLD WARS / 1914 - 1919 / [NAMES] / 1939 - 1945 / ALSO / IN THANKFUL / APPRECIATION / OF THE/ SERVICES OF / THE MEN FROM / THIS PARISH / WHO SERVED / THEIR KING AND COUNTRY / [NAMES]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
  • North Kilworth War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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