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War Memorial Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinckley Castle, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5413 / 52°32'28"N

Longitude: -1.3692 / 1°22'9"W

OS Eastings: 442878

OS Northings: 293906

OS Grid: SP428939

Mapcode National: GBR 7LZ.NN5

Mapcode Global: VHCSX.7D05

Entry Name: War Memorial Wall

Listing Date: 10 August 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188158

Location: Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE10

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Hinckley Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hinckley

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Hinkley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 4293 NE TOWN OF HINCKLEY THE CASTLE, Argent's
Mead Walk
16/29
War Memorial Wall

GV II

War Memorial. Circa 1920. Stone wall with lower balustrade topped
wings. Central entablatured wall on bolection moulded base reached by
a wide flight of steps. Row of panels with central inscribed stone
cross flanked by copper panels recording the names of the fallen in the
Great War. Band below inscribed with 'THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR'. Inscription 'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER
MORE' in frieze above. Copper panels at foot of wall recording names
of those who died in the Second World War. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SP4287893906

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, 20 January 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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