CARILLON TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074532

Date first listed: 05-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: CARILLON TOWER, QUEEN'S PARK

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Location

Statutory Address: CARILLON TOWER, QUEEN'S PARK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 53364 19377

Summary

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History

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Details

SK 51 NW QUEEN'S PARK 5/78 Carillon Tower

II

War Memorial Tower, 1922-3 by Walter Tapper. Portland stone basement, brick tower with Portland stone dressings, copper bell-storey and lantern. Classical style. Double doors to west open into ground floor museum room, lit in each face by a square-headed window and above, a round-headed window with lugged architrave and keystone, and leaded panes. Above this a similar window, then an oculus, then a small round-headed opening. Unobtrusive, rectangular windows in the north face light the staircase in the north-east corner. Small square recesses scattered throughout brickwork. Arcaded and balustraded bell-storey carrying octagonal parapet and lantern, surmounted by ball and cross. Inscribed above entrance, "This tower was erected in grateful memory of the men of Loughborough who gave their lives for freedom in the Great War 1914-1918". Bronze plaques recessed in basement to east and west record names of the dead and, added to south, those who died in World War II. Square, paved and balustraded enclosure, with wide openings on each side.

Listing NGR: SK5336419377

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 19 January 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 189449

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 19 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/109113
War Memorials Register, accessed 19 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/14738

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