Egerton Lodge War Memorial Garden, Melton Mowbray, England
Record Id: 8451
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Brief description of site
Egerton Lodge is a Grade II listed building, now a nursing home. The terrace and gardens around it belong to the Borough Council, and have been developed as memorial gardens. The significant memorial feature of the gardens is the terrace, which features commemorative plaques. The terrace was restored in 2008. There are also two island beds in the shape of the Victoria Cross.
Brief history of site
The ornamental gardens have been developed as a memorial site since they were acquired by the town estate in 1929.
Address: Egerton Lodge, Wilton Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0UD
Locality: Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire; Melton; Melton Egerton
Historical County: Leicestershire
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Form of site: memorial garden
Purpose of site: memorial garden
Context or principal building: commemorative
Site first created: After 1929
Main period of development: Mid 20th century