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Brief description of site

Kirby Muxloe Memorial Park commemorates the dead of both World Wars and subsequent conflicts. The site features a war memorial, with slate tablets naming the dead. The tablets were recently replaced and the memorial and gates have been cleaned and refurbished.

Brief history of site

The war memorial was unveiled in 1923 and the gardens themselves were opened in 1933.

Location information:

Address: Ratby Lane, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, LE9 2EJ

Locality: Leicester

Local Authorities:

Leicestershire; Blaby; Kirby Muxloe

Historical County: Leicestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 140 Grid Ref: SK519040
Latitude: 52.6313 Longitude: -1.23461

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: recreation ground

Context or principal building: recreational

Site first created: 1923 to 1933

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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