War memorials in the borough

Other war memorials in the borough

A picture of Barwell church and war memorial

In addition to the war memorial in Hinckley, there are several other memorials around the borough. The main ones are in the centre of the following towns and villages:

  • Market Bosworth, Market Place
  • Burbage, Church Street
  • Earl Shilton, Wood Street
  • Barwell (pictured), Church Lane
  • Desford, Corner of Main Street and Church Lane
  • Newbold Verdon, Main Street
  • Ratby, Main Street
  • Groby, Ratby Road
  • Sheepy, Main Road
  • Shenton
  • Congerstone, Main Road
  • Stoke Golding, Hinckley Road Cemetery
  • Stanton under Bardon, Main Street
  • Thornton 

There are other memorials to those lost in battle, often in the form of a plaque or stone within a building, normally a church.

The following Memorials are listed, meaning that Listed Building Consent is required before any works are carried out. More information about Listed Building Consent is available from our planning department.

  • Hinckley
  • Earl Shilton
  • Barwell
  • Market Bosworth

Leicestershire County Council have a dedicated War Memorials Officer, Liz Blood. Whilst the Borough Council do not have a dedicated officer, we do have a single point of contact and details are given below.

Last updated: 13/08/2014 12:54