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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bolsover
Town
Grassmoor
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS JAMES BERESFORD & SONS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
672
Current location

Just inside the park gates.
Barnes Park
286 North Wingfield Road
Grassmoor
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S42 5EP
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 40646 66791
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sandstone wheel cross on rectangular pillar, battered rectangular pedestal and two-stepped base. Surround of paving and garden within a low circular wall. Inscription incised on pedestal faces in upright capital lettering in mixed styles. Sculptor's name on step.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ GRASSMOOR/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 9 o'clock face: (Names) 3 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: 1939-1945/ (Names)/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II. Berisford & Son, Sculptors, Belper & Derby.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Alfred
Alton, William
Ball, Richard
Baxter, Frederick
Beeley, Henry
Boice, William
Bold, Thomas
Bridget, Alfred
Brown, James
Chapman, John
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 59
    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: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 220mm, height c 1200mm, width c 800mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 220mm, height c 1800mm, width c 300mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 600mm, height 1000mm, width 1225mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1200mm, height 400mm, width 1800mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
c 1990: Cleaned and restored.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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