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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chesterfield
Town
Woodthorpe
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
R S KNIGHT OF STAVELEY (Mason)
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
702
Current location

On the Western verge of the road at the junction with Woodthorpe Rd and Bridle Rd
Roadside
1 Bridle Road
Woodthorpe
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 3BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 45014 74599
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Southeast of the church
    St Peters Churchyard
    Woodthorpe Rd
    Woodthorpe
    Chesterfield
    Derbyshire
    S43 3BZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 451 745
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
A white marble monument comprising a Latin cross on a three step base and a plinth. The inscription is in mixed styles of inlaid lettering. Makers' names are on the plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of cross: Sacred/ TO/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD 6 o'clock face of base: In/ Grateful Memory/ OF THE HEROIC SOLDIERS/ OF THIS HAMLET/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING & COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN GIVETH HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND". 3 and 9 o'clock faceS of base: (Names) 12 o'clock face of base: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Childs, T H
Churm, J H
Gilling, J W
Hadley, J
Lewis, W
Merrick, S
Newman, H
Oakley, J T
Smedley, H
Tuffs, F
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 95mm, height 910mm, width 495mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 500mm, height 550mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 750mm, height 75mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Paving
    Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
    Materials: Concrete
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
History
1992: Moved from churchyard to new roadside position and renovated.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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