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Memorial details

Memorial type
Endowed bed
District
High Peak
Town
Buxton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
64925

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Previous locations
  • The building is now occupied by the University of Derby.
    Devonshire Hospital (Redundant)
    1 Devonshire Rd
    Buxton
    High Peak
    Derbyshire
    SK17 6RY
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 056 736
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
An endowed bed. It was customary at the time to install a plaque but this has not been located.
Inscription
(Unknown, in memory of men of St Helens, Lancashire (Merseyside from 1974) who fell in the Great War.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Bed
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
History
2000: The hospital closed and the building was acquired by the University of Derby who refurbished it. 21 December 1970: The building was listed Grade II*, heritage list for England number 1259351.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 3/ 9 August 1923 Report of the endowment.

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