Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Centenary of WW1

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial tree in Whaley Bridge Memorial Park, Derbyshire commemorating the centenary of WW1.
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Locations
Last known location:
Whaley Bridge Memorial Park
Wheatsheaf Rd
Whaley Bridge
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK23 7JB

NGR:
SK 01003 84896 ±5m
Location details:
Lower down the bank from the cross.
Type
Overall type: Tree.


Overall condition: Good


Description:

A cut-leaved beech (Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia') accompanied by a nowy-headed metal plaque with white raised border, a red poppy at the head and a white inscription in raised upright sentence case roman lettering against a green ground.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tree - - - - Good
Plaque Metal 180 225 10 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
This tree was planted as
part of the100 year WW1 Commemoration
1914-2014
by Whaley Bridge Town Council
Lest we forget
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Whaley Bridge Town Council

Local authorities:
From 1974: Whaley Bridge Town Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
19th May 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition.
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