Egerton Lodge War Memorial Garden 8451

Melton Mowbray, England, Leicestershire, Melton

Brief Description

Egerton Lodge is a Grade II listed building, now a nursing home. The terrace and gardens around it belong to the Borough Council, and have been developed as memorial gardens. The significant memorial feature of the gardens is the terrace, which features commemorative plaques. The terrace was restored in 2008. There are also two island beds in the shape of the Victoria Cross.

History

The ornamental gardens have been developed as a memorial site since they were acquired by the town estate in 1929.