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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Erewash
Town
Ilkeston
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 20 October 1920
    Attended by: C R CROMPTON JP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14239
Current location

On the Southeast corner of the church.
St Marys Church
Market Place
Ilkeston
Erewash
Derbyshire
DE7 5RN
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 465 417
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The enlargement of the vestry with a dedicatory tablet near ground level at the rear of the building. The tablet has a shield in relief at the top left, possibly that of the Ilkeston Deanery, and the incised inscription is in upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
GLORIA DEO/ THIS STONE WAS LAID BY/ C. R. CROMPTON, J.P./ 20TH OCT. 1920./ THIS VESTRY WAS ENLARGED/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ ILKESTON MEN, WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1919.
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
  • Vestry
    Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
    Materials: Stone - Ashlar
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth -, height 300mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
26 September 1963: Church listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1205669. This memorial is mentioned in the listing description. The memorial lies within the Ilkeston Town Centre Conservation Area.
Costs

Site: £1600 in 1920.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 2/ 21 October 1920 Brief report on foundation stone laying.

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