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War Memorial Cross and Enclosure

A Grade II Listed Building in Croft, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189008

Location: Croft, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

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

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Listing Text

CROFT HUNCOTE ROAD
SP 59 NW (south west side)


2/18 War Memorial cross
and enclosure

II


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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