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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Amber Valley
Town
Belper
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14154
Current location

Formerly known as The Paddock
the garden is on the south side of King St
bordered by Strutt St and Cheapside.
War Memorial Garden
King St
Belper
Amber Valley
Derbyshire
DE56 1PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 349 474
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A public garden laid out to lawns and flower beds with trees, a flagpole, benches and a shelter and with wrought iron gates on stone pillars with a wrought iron arch bearing the inscription.
Inscription
WAR MEMORIAL GARDEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Arch
    Measurements: depth 550mm, height c5000mm, width 2400mm
    Materials: Stone, Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
History
December 2001: The garden lies within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site inscribed on that date. 1975-1992: The garden lies within the Belper and Milford Conservation area designated and extended during that period.
Costs

Comments: The Paddock was donated by Alderman G H Strutt.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BELPER TOWN COUNCIL
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 3/ 18 July 1923 Brief reference to The Paddock being donated.

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