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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
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
TOWN HALL SQUARE
War Memorial at North
East corner of Town Hall
SK 5804 SE 3/343 Square
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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