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All Saints' Church - WW2 Tablet

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial tablet in All Saints' Church, Elton, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Main St
Elton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4DE

NGR:
SK 22181 60985
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the north wall of the nave
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


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

Description:

A nowy-headed grey limestone tablet with a thin moulded border, a small plain latin cross in relief at the head and inscription in black upright capital roman lettering. A matching stone shelf below it has two brackets.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Limestone 470 690 60 Fair
Shelf Limestone 80 910 180 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR.
1939 - 1945
CHARLES RONALD ASHTON
JOSEPH FREDERICK GLOSSOP
"Their name liveth for evermore."
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 2 2
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Elton Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Elton Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
17th April, 1951: The church lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

12th July, 1967: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1311749.

15th October, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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