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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Sudbury
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Maker
Michael Stokes
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3 June 2001
    Attended by: Bishop of Derby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61388
Current location

In the South wall of the chancel
at the East end. Next to Sudbury Hall Estate
a National Trust Property.
All Saints Church
Main Rd
Sudbury
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE6 5HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 157 321
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A two light stained glass window, each split vertically to form four panels, with four glazed mouchettes in the tracery at the head of the flat arch. The two upper panels contain abstract scenes of the landscape and sky, with a white dove of peace at the top left. The two lower panels contain an image of evacuee children during the Second World War, a girl at the left, a boy to the right. The inscription is in upright capital lettering within a frieze across the foot of the lights.
Inscription
I WAS A STRANGER/ AND YOU TOOK ME IN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: depth -, height c1300mm, width 1150mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
December 2005: The Registered Historic Park and Garden, which includes the church, was added to the Sudbury Conservation Area. 13 September 1967: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1273942 The church is listed on the Derbyshire Historic Environment Record (formerly the Derbyshire Sites and Monuments Record) number HER 26601. The church lies within the grounds of Sudbury Hall, a National Trust Property listed in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest.
Costs

Comments: The window was commissioned by a small group of surviving evacuees.

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

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