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Memorial Title

600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt (Lost)

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial well dressing commemorating the 600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt at The Nook, Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Well dressing
Locations

Last known location:
Main Well
The Nook
Stoney Middleton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S32 4TU

NGR:
SK 23126 75503
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the western side of the road.
Type

Overall type: Well dressing.


Overall condition: Lost


Description:

A traditional temporary well dressing tableau made from flowers and other vegetation pressed into clay held in a wooden frame. The dressing comprised a segmental pediment over a frieze with two finials above a central panel with smaller surrounding panels. The main centre panel carried an image of a mounted King Henry V in battle and the pediment bore an image of an ecclesiastical figure (possibly St Crispin). The finials and margin panels bore entwined flowers with an heraldic shield at the foot.

The well dressing was displayed from 25th July to 3rd August 2015 and was subsequently dismantled.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Mosaic Clay, plant material c2100 c1800 c200 Lost
Frame Wood c2100 c1800 c200 Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

Frieze:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Hundred Years War (1337-1453)
Battle of Agincourt
(25th October 1415)
Number died 0
Number served and returned 0
Total names 0
Stoney Middleton MMXV
Foot:
MCDXV
AGINCOURT
Administration

Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
Stoney Middleton Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

Summer 2015: The memorial was planned, designed and constructed by members of the local community.

25th July, 2015: The memorial was blessed by the local clergy.

4th August, 2015: The memorial was dismantled and the components salvaged for future use.
References

Well dressing details are available from the welldressing.com site run by Glyn Williams.
Comments

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