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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
Amber Valley
Town
Heage
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66003

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Current location

In the nave.
St Lukes Church
Church St (b6013)
Heage
Amber Valley
Derbyshire
DE56 2BG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 369 506
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A brass lectern with a bell-shaped base on three feet, a central column and sloping bookrest. The incised inscription around the base is in upright capital roman lettering coloured black with rubricated initials.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND TO THE BELOVED MEMORY FRANCIS COOKE ALTON, ROYAL NAVY, BORN AT HEAGE, AND DIED AT SOUTHSEA DEC. 27. 1887 AGED 58 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,place of birth,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Lectern
    Measurements: depth 370mm, height 1370mm, width 530mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
29 November 1965: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1158964.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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