Heritage

Bouskell Park Ice House

Bouskell Park Ice House

Bouskell Park was once the site of a medieval village, the remains of which were cleared to create parkland and gardens for Blaby Hall. Much of the park’s features date back to this period including the Ice House built in 1843 which is a Grade II Listed Building.

Braunstone Heritage Archive Group

Braunstone Heritage Archive Group

The archive and history of Braunstone from prehistory to the present day

Cosby Heritage Society

Cosby Heritage Society

Cosby Heritage Society aims to promote an interest in the heritage, architecture, history, landscape and wildlife of Cosby village, parish and its surrounding areas.

High Cross Monument

High Cross Monument

The High Cross monument is located in Sharnford and is a Grade II listed building. The monument is believed by some to mark the geographical centre of England.

Iron Age Shield

Iron Age Shield

The 2300 year old shield is the only one of its kind ever found in Europe

University of Leicester Iron Age Shield
Kirby Muxloe Castle

Kirby Muxloe Castle

This picturesque fortified mansion was built for Lord Hastings, who was dramatically seized and executed by Richard III in 1483.

Kirby Muxloe Castle link
Kirby Muxloe Garden of Remembrance

Kirby Muxloe Garden of Remembrance

White marble altar within Memorial Park on two steps bearing slate tablets with the names of the fallen for World War I, World War II, Korea and the Iraq war.

Garden of Remembrance information
War Memorial Blaby

War Memorial Blaby

This memorial commemorates the residents of Blaby who were killed or missing in World War I - 46 names and World War II - 10 names. Many of these memorials were erected after the First World War. After the Second World War, the names of those who died in that war were also added to the memorial.

War Memorial Blaby Information
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