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Latitude: 52.5589 / 52°33'32"N
Longitude: -1.2473 / 1°14'50"W
OS Eastings: 451127
OS Northings: 295938
OS Grid: SP511959
Mapcode National: GBR 8N8.HH6
Mapcode Global: WHDJN.TY75
Entry Name: War Memorial Cross and Enclosure
Listing Date: 27 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189008
Location: Croft, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9
Civil Parish: Croft
Built-Up Area: Littlethorpe
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Broughton Astley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
CROFT HUNCOTE ROAD
SP 59 NW (south west side)
2/18 War Memorial cross
War memorial cross and enclosure. c.1920. Granite rubble and
ashlar. Moulded hexagonal plinth of 2 steps, carrying a short
armed square section cross with a square base. To the east, cast
metal panels with the dates 1914-1918 and the names of the dead.
Around the cross, a semi-circular paved area, bounded to east by
8 truncated obelisk posts linked by a spiked chain, and on the
other sides by a rubble wall.
Listing NGR: SP5112795938
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, 19 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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