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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.

Location information:

Address: Raunds, Northamptonshire, NN9 6DZ

Locality: Wellingborough

Local Authorities:

Northamptonshire; East Northamptonshire; Raunds

Historical County: Northamptonshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 153 Grid Ref: SP990720
Latitude: 52.3372 Longitude: -0.548399

Key information:

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

Survival: Extant

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