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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derby
Town
Normanton By Derby
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Naylor and Sale, MESSRS JAMES BERESFORD & SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 July 1922
    Attended by: Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir F C Shaw KCB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 July 1922
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Derby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18981
Current location

Next to the road.
St Giles Churchyard
Village St
Normanton By Derby
Derby
Derbyshire
DE23 8DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 346 336
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A square sandstone monument comprising a cross on a plinth, pedestal and three stepped ashlar base. The cross has squared perforated brackets between the limbs and the shaft tapers from the canted and decorated plinth which has a shield containing a crown and cross in relief on the 6 o'clock face. The canted die, or pedestal, has hollowed upper arrises and contains the inscription on the 6 o'clock face. The top step is much higher than the lower two and contains the names in three columns on each face. The inscription and names are in upright capital Roman cavo-rilievo lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkin, H
Allsebrook, G
Ames, W W
Annison, R W
Averill, H G
Bagnall, A
Baker, F E
Baker, R J
Bardney, W
Bennett, G
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 78
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 175mm, height 2435mm, width c550mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 430mm, width 410mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 720mm, height 700mm, width 810mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2900mm, height 600mm, width 2900mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • War memorial at St Giles' Church, Normanton, Derby.
  • 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
1 November 2011: Some old chipping was visible on the upper step.
Costs

Memorial: £220 in 1922

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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