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Memorial Title

Stanton in Peak

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial cross at Stanton in Peak.
Images
Setting Memorial Steps Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
Main Rd
Stanton in Peak
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 2LX

NGR:
SK 24102 64298
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
At the junction with Park La.
Type
Overall type: Cross.


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

Description:

A sandstone potent cross on a circular two-stepped base. The base is raised on a circular ashlar cairn and the whole is built against a drystone wall and surrounded by paving and steps. The inscription is incised in upright capital lettering on the face of the steps.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Sandstone 1520 400 220 Fair
Base Sandstone 400 1850 dia Fair
Cairn Sandstone ashlar 530 1850 dia Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Top step of base: IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF STANTON
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US 1914-1918.
Bottom step of base:
[The names are in
three rows and do
not wrap on the
memorial.]
LT COL. BERTIE G. DAVIE 8TH. LDN. REGT PTE. HAROLD HARVEY SHERWOOD FORST. PTE. JOHN B SIDDALL MACHINE GUN CORP
SAPPER HERBERT EVANS R. E. PTE JOHN W HOLMES CHESHIRE REGT. A. B. ARTHUR WHITWORTH R.N.V.R.
PTE. JAMES W. GLADWIN SHERWOOD FORST. PTE CHARLES PENISTONE INFANTRY WORKS COY PTE. JOHN R. STEVENSON SHERWOOD FORST.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 9 9
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 9 9
Administration
Custodian: Not known

Local authorities:
From WW1: Stanton Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Stanton in Peak Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
3rd September 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for although the names were weathered and difficult to read.
References
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