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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Chesterfield
Town
Brampton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 September 1921
    Attended by: DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 September 1921
    Attended by: Rev F H Burnside
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
678
Current location

In the churchyard. South of the church
by the path from the road.
St Thomas the Apostles
484 Chatsworth Road
Brampton
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 3BD
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 36209 70657
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A Cornish granite monument comprising a pillar surmounted by a small cross and situated on a plinth and base. The plain wheel cross has tapered limbs and the square tapered pillar has a fylfot cross in relief at the head of the 6 and 12 o'clock faces. The square plinth has a high chamfered top and is on a square three step base. The inlaid inscription is in upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of pillar: TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN/ OF BRAMPTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 9, 12 and 3 o'clock faces of pillar: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, G
Alton, A D
Archer, W
Arrowsmith, G F
Baker, P J
Baker, S L
Barker, J W
Barker, W
Barnett, W
Beevers, S
See details for all 213 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 213
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 213
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c200mm, height c500mm, width c400mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth c500mm, height c2500mm, width c500mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth c800mm, height c250mm, width c800mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: depth c3000mm, height c750mm, width c3000mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £900 in 1921

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Chesterfield Borough Council
Reference

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