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Brief description of site

Wigston Peace Memorial Park features a bowling green, sensory garden, sports courts, oak peace sculpture and a pavilion. The sensory garden has raised beds and a rill with fountains.

Brief history of site

The land was bought and laid out in 1921, the funds being raised by public subscription.

Location information:

Address: Long Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2AN

Locality: Leicester

Local Authorities:

Leicestershire; Oadby and Wigston

Historical County: Leicestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 140 Grid Ref: SP606988
Latitude: 52.5836 Longitude: -1.10704

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1921

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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