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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Burnley
Town
Barrowford
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 31st July 1937
    Attended by: EARL (18TH) OF DERBY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51443

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Current location

Pendle Heritage Centre
Colne Rd
Barrowford
Burnley BB9 6JQ
Barrowford
Burnley
Lancashire
BB9 6JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86313 39706
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • IN STORAGE
    PENDLE LEISURE CENTRE
    Colne
    Pendle
    Lancashire
    BB8 9NP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 881 398
    Denomination: Undefined
  • REEDYFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    Nelson
    Pendle
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
HOSPITAL WITH DEDICATORY METAL PLAQUE. INSCRIPTION IN WHITE LETTERING. THIS IS THE OPENING CEREMONY PLAQUE AS THE ACTUAL MEMORIAL WITH NAMES CANNOT BE LOCATED.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FIRENDS"/ (...)/ THIS HOSPITAL WAS ERECTED BU VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION/ BY THE RESIDENTS OF NELSON BARROWFORD AND BLACKO/ IN PROUD MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE DISTRICT WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ OPENED ON THE 31ST JULY 1937 BY/ THE RT. HON. THE EARL OF DERBY/ K/G/., P.C., G.C.B., G.C.V.O./ "THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM." LAWRENCE BINYON/ (OFFICIALS NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hospital
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
1970/80S: THE HOSPITAL WAS DEMOLISHED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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