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Memorial
Title
Col Lord R N Curzon TD
Images
Setting memorial
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Kedleston Park
Kedleston Rd
Kedleston
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE22 5JH

NGR:
SK 31226 40310
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
On the north wall of the chancel.
Type
Overall type: Tablet


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A wall mounted black marble tablet in an alabaster frame. The plain polished tablet has a segmental arch top and the incised gilded inscription is in mixed case upright roman lettering. The frame is of brown veined white alabaster with a moulded cornice at the head and moulded borders to the tablet. It is surmounted by an oblong block bearing the shield of the Curzon family in relief and rests on two small brackets.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Black marble c800 c400 - Good
Frame Alabaster c1100 c600 - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise..
Inscription
Tablet: In memory of
RICHARD
NATHANIEL CURZON
10th Baronet 6th Baron
and 2nd Viscount Scarsdale
Born 3rd July 1898
Died 19th October 1977
For 52 years
29th Lord of Kedleston
Served in France, Belgium
and Germany in the Royal
Scots Greys 1918-1919 and in
Egypt, Syria, Palestine and
England in the Royal
Artillery 1939-1945
Major and Honorary Colonel
R.A. Territorial Decoration and
a Knight of the Order of St. John
of Jerusalem. He devoted much
of his life to the maintenance
of this church and to restoring
The Hall and the estate to their
original beauty and prosperity.


Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 1 1
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian:
The Churches Conservation Trust.

Local authorities:
After WW1: Kedleston Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Kedleston Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
13 February 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1335331.

10 February 1972: The church lies within the Kedleston Conservation Area designated on that date.

The church lies within Kedleston Hall Park listed in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest.

The church is listed in the Derbyshire Historic Environment Record (formerly the Derbyshire Sites and Monuments Record) HER Number 21903.

The church is listed in the PastScape register based on the National Monuments Record national historic environment database.

25th June, 2011: Surveyed by Roy Branson.
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