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Memorial Title

St James the Greater Church - Clock (Lost)

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial clock in St James the Greater Church at Barlborough, Derbyshire.
Images

No photographs are available.
Locations

Last known location:
St James the Greater Church
Church St
Barlborough
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S43 4ER

NGR:
SK 47690 77186
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
In the tower.
Type

Overall type: Clock.


Overall condition: Lost.


Description:

An illuminated clock with chimes.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Clock Unknown - - - Lost
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

Not known
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died Not known
Number served and returned Not known
Total names Not known
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Barlborough Parish Council; Clowne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Barlborough Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

December, 1919: The clock was placed in the church tower at a cost of £305.
References

Derby Telegraph, 24th December, 1919, p3: a very brief report on the provision of the clock.
Comments

The memorial is known only from the 1919 press cutting.
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