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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Bakewell
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14396

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Current location

In St Michael and St George Chapel in the North Transept.
All Saints Church
South Church St (b5055)
Bakewell
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1FD
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 215 684
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An upright, oblong, wall mounted oak board with a raised narrow border coloured with blue and white diagonal stripes. At the head is the regimental badge of the Sherwood Foresters within a bound laurel wreath, all in relief and coloured gold, silver and green. The incised and gilded inscription is in upright capital Roman lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF ALL/ RANKS OF THE/ 2/6TH BATTALION/ SHERWOOD FORESTERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918,/ AND AS A SYMBOL OF/ THANKS TO/ ALMIGHTY GOD FOR HIS/ MERCIES TO THOSE/ WHO RETURNED HOME/ SAFELY
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
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 970mm, width 530mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade I
  • 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
1980: Bakewell Conservation Area designated. 17 April 1951: The church lies within the Peak Disrict National Park designated on that date. 13 March 1951: Church listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1316489.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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