Whetstone - St Peter's


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Reference WMO257515

Address:

St Peter's Churchyard

Church Lane

Whetstone

Leicester

LE8 6BA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Calvary
Materials:
  • Stone Portland stone
  • Timber Timber (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Three-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth, square capstone & gable-roofed wooden figure of Christ on the Cross, facing towards the Church. Incised inscription around a banded upper part of plinth, names on front face & further inscriptions on front faces of top & middle steps. The whole memorial is surrounded by a kerbed paved are Unveiled: 28th May 1921 General The Lord Horne GCB KCMG ADC Dedicated Dr. Norman Lang - Bishop of Leicester ;
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TO THE MEMORY OF THE - WHETSTONE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES - IN THE WAR (18 NAMES) THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE :R.I.P

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