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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Baslow
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14398

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Current location

Abutting the road.
St Annes Churchyard
Church St (a623)
Baslow
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1RY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 25188 72329
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A stone celtic cross on a two-stepped plinth above a battered pedestal on a three-stepped base. Inscription incised on pedestal and steps in upright, mainly capital, roman lettering.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF BASLOW/ AND BUBNELL WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WARS./ 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945/ Their names liveth for evermore 9 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: (Names)/ 1939 1945 3 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkin, T R
Bates, R B
Brightmore, E
Burdekin, G E
De Ferranti, B Z
Drew, B W
Eades, J F
Fletcher, G
Froggatt, A J
Gilbert, G
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 320mm, height c2200mm, width c700mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 640mm, height 420mm, width 710mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 920mm, height 840mm, width 990mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 3200mm, height 925mm, width 3200mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: c£300 in 1920

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 2/ 11 December 1920 Very brief account of proposed design and cost.

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