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Memorial Title

Centenary of WW1

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of two war memorial trees commemorating the centenary of WW1 at Glossop, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Memorial Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Norfolk Square
Glossop
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK13 8AL

NGR:
SK 03420 94075 ±5m
Location details:
On the southern side of the square, next to High Street West.
Type
Overall type: Trees.


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

Description:

Two Birch trees (Betula sp) accompanied by a plaque on a small post. The square plastic plaque has an incised inscription in black sentence-case block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tree x 2 - - - - Fair
Post Wood 330 145 145 Fair
Plaque Plastic 125 125 5 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
These birch trees were
planted to commemorate
the centenary of the
outbreak of World War I
in memory of
all its victims.
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: Presumed to be High Peak Borough Council.

Local authorities:
From 1974: Unparished; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1970: The memorial lies within the Norfolk Square Conservation Area first designated in that year.

20th September 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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