Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Col A J Shuttleworth JP

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial plaque and lamp column to Col A J Shuttleworth JP at Hathersage, Derbyshire.
Images

setting Lamp Plaque
Locations

Last known location:
Roadside
Main Rd (A6187)
Hathersage
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S32 1DL

NGR:
SK 22993 81507 ±5m
Location details:
On the southeast corner of the junction with Station Rd (B6001).
Type

Overall type: Lamp


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A cast iron ornamental lamp column. The column has a wide fluted base, a slender fluted shaft and triple lamps at the head supported by ornamental scroll brackets. Two traffic direction signs have been attached to the column below the lamps, presumably at a later date. The metalwork is painted black with the fluting picked out in gold. The column surmounts a circular sandstone pedestal with a squared platform to support the column and bearing a plaque on the face in the shape of a shield. The inscription on the plaque is in raised upright capital lettering picked out in white against a black ground. The front of the structure is enclosed by a metal railing, also painted black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Pedestal Sandstone 770 1080 dia Good
Column Cast iron c4500 c2000 c2000 Fair
Plaque Cast iron 360 320 c10 Fair
Railings Metal 970 2365 45 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

ERECTED BY
PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
IN MEMORY OF
THE LATE
COL A J SHUTTLEWORTH JP
(RETIRED RA)
OF HATHERSAGE HALL
AD 1914
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Unspecified service
Number died 0
Number served and returned 1
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Not known

Local authorities:
From 1914: Hathersage Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Hathersage Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

June 1914: The memorial was erected by public subscription.

17th April, 1951: The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

24th April, 1981: The memorial lies within the Hathersage Conservation Area first designated on that date.

19th February, 1985: The memorial was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1109802.

15th September, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and was being well maintained.
References

Derbyshire Courier, 20th June 1914, p9: a report on the provision of the memorial.
Comments

Page © Roy Branson