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St Peter's Church - WW2

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial tablet at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Memorial Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Peter's Church
Jap La
Edensor
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1PH

NGR:
SK 25066 69907
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the east wall of the north aisle.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


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

Description:

A wall-mounted nowy-headed limestone tablet. The oblong tablet has a shallow segmental head bearing a hollow gilded formy cross, moulded edges and an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Limestone 685 915 30 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THE PARISH OF EDENSOR WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945
GORDON BOWERING Sergeant. R.A.F.
WILLIAM. MARQUIS of HARTINGTON
Major. Coldstream Guards
GEORGE ALLAN HOWARD Pte. Northamptonshire Regt
SIDNEY LORD Pte Green Howards
CYRIL THOMAS NEAVE Corporal. Sherwood Foresters
WILLIAM STONE Trooper. Royal Tank Regiment
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This
That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 6 6
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 6 6
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Edensor Parish Council, Bakewell District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Edensor Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date: The memorial was procured and installed.

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

12th July 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1088158.

Unknown date: The church lies within the Edensor Conservation Area.

21st July, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
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