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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Biggin By Hartington
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14403
Current location

Roadside
Main St At Junction With Drury La.
Biggin By Hartington
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
SK17 0DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 15488 59345
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A pink granite obelisk on a die, plinth and base. The polished obelisk has the general inscription on the 6 o'clock face and WW2 names on the 9 and 3 o'clock faces. The battered square polished die or pedestal has a bevelled top and the WW1 names on the 6, 9 and 3 o'clock faces. The square plinth is finely dressed but not polished and has a bevelled top, and the square base is rough hewn. The gilded incised inscriptions are in upright capital block lettering. The memorial is in a triangular paved area, surrounded by stone walls with an opening onto the road junction, and with conifer bushes at the sides.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of obelisk: IN/ HONOUR/ OF/ THOSE WHO/ FELL FOR/ LIBERTY IN/ THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 6 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names) 9 o'clock face of obelisk: (Names)/ 1939-45 9 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names) 3 o'clock face of obelisk: (Names)/ 1939-45 3 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brindley, J W
Buxton, J W
Buxton, W
Lloyd, M
Naylor, F
Percival, G
Riley, G
Sims, K
Sutton, A S B
Wagstaff, W
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,age of death
    Order of information: year died,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 285mm, height 1290mm, width 285mm
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 485mm, height 540mm, width 485mm
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 585mm, height 210mm, width 585mm
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1100mm, height 255mm, width 1100mm
    Materials: Granite - Pink
Listing information
Condition
History
The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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