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Staveley - Remembrance Gardens

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of war memorial remembrance gardens at Staveley, Derbyshire.
Images
Gardens Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Remembrance Gardens
Lowgates (A619)
Staveley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S43 3TR

NGR:
SK 43520 74875 ±5m
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Location details:
The gardens are at the junction of Duke St and Lowgates.
Type
Overall type: Gardens.


Overall condition: Fair. The gardens are cared for.


Description:

A public park of about 0.63ha laid out to lawns, flower beds and shrubberies with trees, memorials, benches and some gravestones remaining from its former rôle as a graveyard.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Park Land - c0.63ha - Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
[None.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Unspecified Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Staveley Town Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Staveley Parish Council; Chesterfield Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Staveley Parish Council; Staveley Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Staveley Town Council; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1920s: The gardens were laid out on the site of a former cemetery.

22nd October, 1971: The memorial lies within the Staveley Conservation Area designated on that date.

21st March, 2012: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
Staveley Conservation Area Appraisal; Chesterfield Borough Council; November 2010, p20: a description of the layout and history of the gardens.
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