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Memorial
Title
Duffield - Tablet
Images
Setting Memorial Tablet
Locations
Last known location:
Corner of Wirksworth
Rd and Town St (A6)
Duffield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE56 4GH

NGR:
SK 34491 43249
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
On the southern side of the community garden.
Type
Overall type: Tablet


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An inclined rectangular grey stone tablet, possibly granite, set at the edge of a community garden. The tablet is supported on a base of similar material and bears an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering coloured white. The garden comprises a block paved area incorporating raised flower beds, a flagstaff, seats and other features and is partly bordered by a two-rail timber fence.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Stone 755 1360 50 Good
Base Stone 450 1480 1000 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Tablet: DEDICATED TO THE FALLEN OF THIS PARISH
ROLL OF HONOUR
1914 - 1918 WAR    1939 - 1945 WAR
(Names)      (Names)

Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 43 20
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 43 20
Administration
Custodian: -

Local authorities:
After WW1: Duffield Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Duffield Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
The memorial lies within the Duffield Conservation Area.

2001:  The memorial lies with the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Buffer Zone inscribed in that year.

3rd March, 2015: Surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot.
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