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War Memorial at North East Corner of Town Hall Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.634 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -1.1324 / 1°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 458816

OS Northings: 304377

OS Grid: SK588043

Mapcode National: GBR FGK.ZN

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.K2Z1

Entry Name: War Memorial at North East Corner of Town Hall Square

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188820

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

TOWN HALL SQUARE
1.
5304
(Centre)
War Memorial at North
East corner of Town Hall
SK 5804 SE 3/343 Square
II GV
2.
Early C20. Boar War memorial. Sculptor Crosland McClure. Consisting
of low granite wall with bronze plaques of list of the dead, central squat
pedestal with bronze kneeling angel in flowing robes holding sword and
olive branch. At each end there is a slightly lower pedestal with partly
robed bronze female figures.

The Town Hall, Pickfords, Fountain and War Memorial rear elevations of
Nos 7, 9 and 11 Granby Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings
in Bishop Street form a group. (Pickfords is a building of local interest).


Listing NGR: SK5881604377

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, 14 March 2017.

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

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