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St Barnabas's Church - Cross

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 and WW2 war memorial cross in St Barnabas's churchyard, Bradwell, Derbyshire.
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Setting Cross Names Names
Locations
Last known location:
St Barnabas's Churchyard
Church St (B6049)
Bradwell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S33 9HJ

NGR:
SK 17456 81091 ±5m
Location details:
In front of the church, near the road.
Type
Overall type: Cross.


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

Description:

A limestone wheel cross on a pedestal and base. The 6 o'clock face of the cross has a laurel wreath and sprays of oak foliage in relief and a panel on the tapered shaft bearing an inscription. The oblong battered pedestal has panels bearing names and further inscriptions and the oblong two-stepped base has a further inscription. The inscriptions are incised in upright capital block lettering infilled in black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Limestone 2250 750 255 Good
Pedestal Limestone 630 655 555 Good
Base Limestone 370 1100 1030 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of cross:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action
Number died 33 6 39
Number served and returned  0 0  0
Total names 33 6 39
TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND IN
GRATEFUL
MEMORY
OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
6 o'clock face of pedestal:
ASHMORE P.
BRADWELL J. T.
BRADWELL N.
DIXON I. N.
DOBSON F.
ELLIOTT H B. C.
EYDES R.
EYRE P. R. H.
EYRE W.
FIELD E. R.
GREGORY B. H.
HALL R. G.
HALLAM E. T.
HANCY A. E.
HASLAM W.
HICKINSON S.
IREDALE J. H.
LINDSEY A.
MALTBY A.
MIDDLETON F. R.
MIDDLETON L. E. A.
PEARSON G.
PEARSON J.
PETTY A. H.
PINDER C.
ROGERS H.
ROSS C. S.
SENIOR B.
SIMPSON G. A.
TOWNSEND B.
TOWNSEND G.
WALKER G.
WOOD I.
6 o'clock face of base:
FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
9 o'clock face of pedestal:
WILFRED COOPER.
EDWARD DALTON.
GEORGE LEONARD FLETCHER.
WALTER GARLICK.
ROBERT WARHURST.
COLIN WRAGG.
THESE TOO DIED TO SAVE THE
LIBERTIES OF MANKIND IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945
A. M. D. G.
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Bradwell Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1974: Bradwell Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council
History
17th April, 1951: The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

6th June 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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