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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Bassetlaw
Town
East Retford
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Southwell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59010
Current location

Between the crossing and the Lady Chapel
St Swithuns Church
Chapelgate
East Retford
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
DN22 6PL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 706 813
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An elaborately carved and partially glazed wooden screen with metal plaque.
Inscription
THESE CHANTRIES WERE/ ADAPTED AS A CHAPEL AND/ THIS SCREEN ERECTED TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF THOSE OF THIS/ PARISH AND OF OTHERS/ CONNECTED WITH THIS/ CHURCH WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 3020mm, width 2930mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 270mm, width 300mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Unidentified Newspaper/Magazine 6/ 27 May 1921 Report.

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