Memorial Garden, Raunds, Wellingborough, England
Record Id: 8598
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Brief description of site
Raunds Memorial Garden features a number of trees and shrubs provided by the relatives of those who lost their lives in both World Wars. There is a plaque commemorating this fact, along with another plaque commemorating the gift of the rose beds. The town war memorial is located in this garden.
Brief history of site
The town war memorial was originally unveiled on a different site in 1921. It was put into its present location in 1950, and the gardens were created as a new setting for it.
Address: Raunds, Northamptonshire, NN9 6DZ
Northamptonshire; East Northamptonshire; Raunds
Historical County: Northamptonshire
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Form of site: memorial garden
Purpose of site: memorial garden
Context or principal building: commemorative
Site first created: After 1945
Main period of development: Mid 20th century