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All Saints' Church - WW2 Lighting

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial in All Saints' Church, Sawley, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Tamworth Rd (B6540)
Sawley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
NG10 3AT

NGR:
SK 47249 31366
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The accompanying tablet is on the north wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Electric lighting installation.


Overall condition: Unknown. The accompanying tablet is in fair condition and the inscription is legible.

Description:

Originally an electric lighting installation accompanied by a white marble tablet, but the nature and condition of the lighting system is not known. The oblong white marble tablet is wall mounted on an oblong black stone backboard and has stopped chamfered edges and a gilded inscription incised in upright capital roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Lighting system Unknown - - - Unknown
Tablet White marble 300 710 25 Good
Backboard Black stone 360 865 30 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
THE ELECTRIC LIGHTING WAS
INSTALLED IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
AND WOMEN OF SAWLEY, WHO DIED IN
THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY.
1939 - 1945
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Sawley with Wilsthorpe Parish Council; Shardlow (later South East Derbyshire) Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Sawley Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
22nd October, 1962: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1204277.

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

28th August, 2017: The tablet was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and the inscription was legible.
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