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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
High Peak
Town
Dove Holes
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 November 1927
    Attended by:
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 November 1927
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55696
Current location

on the A6 in small paved area between an unmarked side road and the Wheatsheaf Pub.
Roadside garden
Buxton Rd (a6)
Dove Holes
High Peak
Derbyshire
SK17 8DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 075 778
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A limestone wheel cross on a hexagonal pillar and plinth above three steps, set in a small garden of remembrance. Inscription on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of plinth: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM/ THIS VILLAGE/ WHO SACRIFICED/ THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 4 o'clock face of plinth: (Names) 2 o'clock face of plinth: (Names) 12 o'clock face of plinth: (Names) 10 o'clock face of plinth: (Names) 8 o'clock face of plinth: 1939-1945/ (Names) 6 o'clock face of top step: 1914-1918 8 o'clock face of top step: 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allcock, S
Allcock, T
Boylan, J
Bramwell, J
Clayton, E
Cooper, G E
Dakin, H
Derbyshire, J W
Evans, B
Fletcher, H
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Dove Holes 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
c. 2000: Memorial was in poor condition so was renovated and moved from its original location which was very close to the A6.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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