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Brief description of site

Sileby War Memorial Park features a Grade II listed cenotaph which has recently been renovated (2014). The cenotaph bears a wreath on the front with the names of the fallen inscribed on slate tablets on the front and side faces.

Brief history of site

The Village Institute provided the ground for the memorial, which was unveiled by Captain R Gee VC MP on September 17th, 1921.

Location information:

Address: Sileby Memorial Park, Seagrave Road, Sileby, LE12 7TP

Locality: Loughborough

Local Authorities:

Leicestershire; Charnwood; Sileby

Historical County: Leicestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 129 Grid Ref: SK605154
Latitude: 52.7329 Longitude: -1.10548

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: commemorative

Site first created: 1921

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 1.5

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