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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Birchover
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14410
Current location

On the South side of the road
just East of The Green
Main Street
Birchover
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE4 2BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 23939 62160
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A sandstone monument comprising a wheel cross on a capstone, pedestal and two step base on a concrete plinth, the whole enclosed within a stone ashlar wall with wrought iron railings and gate to the road. The cross has a raised boss at its centre and a wreath in relief at the foot of the tapered shaft. The front face of the pedestal bears a nowy headed polished granite tablet with the incised inscription in upright capital block lettering. The date on the lower step is in relief upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
Tablet: IN LOVING AND THANKFUL/ MEMORY/ OF OUR FALLEN/ (Names)/ &/ 1939 - 1945/ (Name) Base: 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Howsley, Percy
Marsden, Samuel
Marsden, Samuel
Taylor, Arthur B
Twvford, Joseph
Webster, Leonard
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 1800mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Detail
    Measurements: depth 680mm, height 310mm, width 680mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 630mm, height 850mm, width 640mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 995mm, height 580mm, width 995mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1550mm, height 180mm, width 1550mm
    Materials: Concrete
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 780mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
History
The memorial lies within the Birchover Conservation Area.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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