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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Hartshorne
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55835
Current location

St Peters Church
Church St
Hartshorne
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 327 208
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wheel cross with tapered shaft on a tapered plinth and perpendicular base which has a carved wreath on the 6 o'clock face. The inscriptions are in black inlaid metal upright block capital lettering. The 6o'clock face of the cross has moulded borders and a plain shaft.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of cross: IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ HARTSHORNE/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-18. 6 o'clock face of plinth: (Names) 6 o'clock face of base: 'GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS.' 12 o'clock face of plinth: ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ 1939-45/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 2130mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 740mm, height 850mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 910mm, height 320mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 910mm, height 3300mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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