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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Chesterfield
Town
Brimington
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
679
Current location

Roadside
Junction Of Broom Gd And Manor Rd
Brimington
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 405 732
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A set of iron gates and railings supported on ashlar sandstone pillars and a low wall, forming a semicircular arrangement. The centre pair of gates on the vehicular access with a pedestrian gate on each side. Gates and railings painted green with lettering in gold. Four central pillars rebated to receive bronze plaques; the two central ones with carved laurel wreaths at the head and semicircular projections at the base which may have formerly supported brackets or decorations.
Inscription
Gates: 1914 1918 Left WW1 plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD./ ROLL OF HONOUR./ IN SACRED MEMORY OF/ THOSE GALLANT MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US./ (Names) Right WW1 plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD./ ROLL OF HONOUR./ IN SACRED MEMORY OF/ THOSE GALLANT MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US./ (Names) Left WW2 plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ IN SACRED MEMORY OF/ THOSE GALLANT MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US./ (Names)/ 1939-1945 Right WW2 plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ IN SACRED MEMORY OF/ THOSE GALLANT MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US./ (Names)/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldred, J
Allen, G
Allen, P
Ashmore, F
Ashmore, S
Aust, H P
Baker, P
Baker, S
Barlow, W
Bastock, F
See details for all 120 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 120
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 120
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: height c 2000mm, width c 3000mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: height c 1200mm, width c 8000mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: depth c 1000mm, height c 2500mm, width c 1000mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Wall
    Measurements: height c 600mm, width c 8000mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 990mm, width 290mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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