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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bolsover
Town
Bolsover
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 January 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14255
Current location

On the south side of the road.
Roadside
Market Place
Bolsover
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S44 6PN
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 473 704
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Portland stone cross with bronze sword. The cross is raised on a four-stepped polygonal pedestal and two-stepped base. The inscription and names are on metal plaques attached to the faces of the pedestal.
Inscription
Faces of pedestal: (Names) Side of top step: 1939-1945/ (Names) (Exact details not known)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, W
Adsetts, J
Akrill-jones, E T
Akrill-jones, R R
Alvey, J K
Amoss, G
Ashmore, S
Bagnall, S
Bargh, W
Barker, R E
See details for all 221 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 221
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 221
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c6000mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • 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
2001: Grant was applied for from English Heritage Unknown date: WW1 names became weathered and were replaced by plaques placed over the originals on the pedestal.
Costs

Memorial: £800 in 1921

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald 7/ 8 January 1921 Report on the unveiling.

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