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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shelter
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Bolehill
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1928
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14495

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Current location

A junction of New Road and B3036
New Road
Bolehill
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE4 4GL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 28936 55093
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Alcove shelter constructed from reinforced concrete blocks. Shelter has pointed arch roof supported by flanking pilasters. Pilasters are decorated with laurel wreaths and dates in relief - 1914 on left and 1919 on right. Inscription in relief across the arch. Slatted bench sits within shelter. On back wall are two white Italian marble inscription tablets and two stone shelves for displaying poppy wreaths. Tablets are tapered towards the top with cutouts at each corner and a hollowed border. On left wall is a rectangular marble tablet with hollowed border. Inscription on all tablets in black lettering.
Inscription
Shelter: 1914/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ 1919 Left tablet on back wall: ERECTED BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN/ HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ BOLEHILL & STEEPLE GRANGE/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 Right tablet on back wall: THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. Tablet on left wall: THIS TABLET WAS ALSO ERECTED BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM BOLEHILL/ AND STEEPLE GRANGE WHO SACRIFICED/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowyer, J
Brooks, W
Brown, F W
Carline, S
Fearn, F
Flint, J
Hall, C E
Hall, E
Hall, G E
Harrison, L
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname, initials of forenames
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shelter
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Italian
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • BOLEHILL AND STEEPLE GRANGE WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
21 Feb 2007: Listed Grade II
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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