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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Winster
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14489

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Current location

Next to the porch on the south side of the church.
St John the Baptists Churchyard
Elton Rd (b5057)
Winster
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE4 2DH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 239 605
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A dressed gritstone monument comprising a wheel cross on a rectangular bevelled plinth, a rectangular pedestal and three-stepped base surrounded by metal posts and chain railings. Bronze plaque attached to the pedestal may obscure an earlier incised inscription. A further bronze plaque is attached to the top step of the base.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of cross: PAX 9 o'clock face of plinth: PRO DEO/ ERECTED BY/ THE INHABITANTS OF/ WINSTER/ 1920 6 o'clock face of plinth: PRO REGE Plaque on 6 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names) Plaque on 6 o'clock face of base: 1939 - 1945/ (Names) 3 o'clock face of pedestal: PRO PATRIA/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE/ MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ FOUGHT AND DIED IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boam, E
Boam, H C
Burton, L M
Concannon, T
Corles, D
Corless, W
Foxlow, H
Gregory, G W
Heathcote, R H
Hodgkinson, R
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 340mm, height 2700mm, width 1100mm
    Materials: Stone - Gritstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 750mm, height 370mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Stone - Gritstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 830mm, height 680mm, width 1235mm
    Materials: Stone - Gritstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2250mm, height 550mm, width 2675mm
    Materials: Stone - Gritstone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth -, height 530mm, width 1035mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Paving
    Measurements: depth c 4000mm, height -, width 4375mm
    Materials: Concrete
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: depth c 4000mm, height 830mm, width 4375mm
    Materials: Cast Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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