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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Monyash
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14420
Current location

Junction with Chapel Street and The Square
Village Green
Church Street
Monyash
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 14993 66554
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A sandstone monument comprising a tapered square pillar with moulded capstone and plinth on a square pedestal with chamfered plinth and square base. Inscriptions are incised in upright capital block lettering. The momument is surrounded by a narrow strip of concrete paving and a metal chain supported on timber posts.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of pillar: IN/ HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO/ NOBLY SERVED/ THEIR COUNTRY 6 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names) 3 o'clock face of pillar: AND/ TO THE UNDYING/ MEMORY OF/ THE GALLANT LIVES/ LAID DOWN 3 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names) 12 o'clock face of pillar: THIS/ MONUMENT IS/ ERECTED/ BY THE PEOPLE OF/ MONYASH 9 o'clock face of pillar: IN/ THANKSGIVING FOR/ VICTORY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ OF 1914 - 1919 12 o'clock face of pedestal: ALSO THOSE WHO SERVED IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagshaw, L
Bondsall, R
Bonsall, H
Bonsall, V
Bonsall, W
Bradbury, W
Bramwell, J
Briddon, G
Briddon, J
Briddon, T
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 750mm, height 2050mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 1220mm, height 610mm, width 1220mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1380mm, height 170mm, width 1380mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2430mm, height 470mm, width 2430mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Paving
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal, Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1951: Peak District National Park designated: the memorial lies within its area.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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