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St Lawrence's Church - Tablet

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial tablet in St Lawrence's Church, Whitwell, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Memorial Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Lawrence's Church
High St (B6043)
Whitwell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S80 4RE

NGR:
SK 52622 76831
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The tablet is on the north wall at the east end of the north aisle.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

An upright oblong limestone tablet with the badge of the Royal British Legion at the head and an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering coloured black.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Limestone 685 460 60 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
SERVICE NOT SELF

THIS PLAQUE IS IN
COMMEMORATION OF
ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE
PARISH OF WHITWELL
AND DISTRICT, WHO
SERVED THEIR COUNTRY
IN IT'S TIME OF NEED.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Unspecified Totals
Action
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Whitwell Parish Council; Clowne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Whitwell Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
26th August, 1965: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1108938.

14th January, 1971: The church lies within the Whitwell Conservation Area first designated on that date.

July 1987: The church lies within an area subject to an Article 4 Direction first made on that date.

22nd October, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for, although the colouring on the RBL badge was faded and there seemed to be some discolouration around the lower left fixing screw.
References
Heritage List for England: architectural and historic information.
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