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Memorial
Title
Belper - Temporary Obelisk 2 (Lost)
Images
No photographs are available
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
Market Place (A609)
Belper
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE56 1FZ

NGR:
SK 35074 47468
(from online digital mapping)
Location details:
The memorial was built around the extant drinking fountain and lamppost.
Type
Overall type: Obelisk.


Overall condition: Good.


Description:

A broad obelisk, built of wood painted white and with inscriptions on at least two faces. The obelisk was displayed for a few days in August 2015 to commemorate the centenary of WW1 and subsequently dismantled.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Obelisk Wood c2000 c1000 c1000 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
OUR
GLORIOUS
DEAD
Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died ?
Number served and returned ?
Total names ?
Administration
Custodians: -

Local Authorities:
From 1974: Belper Town Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
December 2001: The location lies within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site inscribed in that month.

16th July, 2003: The location lies within the Belper and Milford Conservation Area amalgamated on that date.

August 2014: The memorial was erected to mark the centenary of the start of WW1 and dismantled a few days later.

12th March, 2015: The memorial was recorded by Roy Branson.
References
World Heritage News, Issue 14, p1, The Derwent Valley Mills Partnership. 2014. A report and photograph.
Comments
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Page © Roy Branson