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Memorial
Title
Centenary of WW1 (Lost)
Images
Setting Dressing
Locations
Last known location:
Bath Gardens
Rutland Sq
Bakewell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1BT

NGR:
SK 21770 68550
(estimated)
Location details:
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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 single upright oblong panel.

The design depicted a field of red poppies in the foreground with a line of infantrymen silhouetted in the background. The inscription was in white upright capital lettering across the head and foot of the dressing.

The well dressing was displayed for Remembrance Day 2014 and was subsequently dismantled.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Mosaic Plant material, clay c900 c900 c25 Lost
Frame Wood c900 c900 c25 Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres unless stated otherwise, ±5mm.
Inscription
THEY LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR US

1914 WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 2014


Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 0
Number served and returned 0
Total names 0
Administration
Local Authorities:
Bakewell Town Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council and Derbyshire County Council.
History
No details known.
References
The Derbyshire Well Dressings site has details and the original image.
Comments
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