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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Netherseal
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR HENRY CHARLES MITCHELL, MR HENRY CHARLES MITCHELL
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Unknown
    Attended by: SIR GEORGE BEAUMONT BART
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14314
Current location

Triangular traffic island between village hall and primary school
near junction with Church St
Roadside
Main St
Netherseal
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE12 8DA
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 28735 12993
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rough hewn grey granite wheel cross on a battered pedestal and two-stepped base. A sword of peace is carved in relief on the 6 o'clock face of the cross shaft and the WW1 inscription is incised on the 6 o'clock face of the pedestal in upright lettering coloured black. A small additional tablet is set into the 6 o'clock face at the foot of the pedestal on which is incised the WW2 inscription in upright capital block lettering coloured black.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ NETHERSEALE WHO GAVE THIER LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR. 1914. - 1919./ (Names)/ "Their Name Liveth for evermore"/ (Name)/ 1939. 1945./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 380mm, height 2220mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 750mm, height 950mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 160mm, height 160mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1950mm, height 360mm, width 2420mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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