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All Saints' Anglican Church - WW1

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: A description of a WW1 war memorial altar in All Saints' Anglican Church, Old Glossop, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Altar Left panel Middle panel Right panel
Locations

Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Church St
Old Glossop
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK13 7RN

NGR:
SK 14160 94843 ±5m
Location details:
This is the Church of England Parish Church at the eastern end of Church St at the junction with Church St South and Well Gate, and is not to be confused with All Saints' Roman Catholic Church at the western end of the same street. The altar is in the memorial chapel at the east end of the north aisle.
Type

Overall type: Altar.


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

Description:

A framed and panelled oaken altar and reredos. The composite structure has plain framework surmounted by an ornamented cornice with multiple crockets and pierced tracery above, and carved sinuous blind tracery on its surface. The two end muntins bear carvings of figures on pedestals with canopies above, and the seven irregular panels each have blind tracery in the upper quarters and in a band at the foot. At half height the reredos steps forward to form a shelf for altar furniture, below which is a band of carved rinceau motif.

The altar has a moulded cornice around the upper surface and three panels at the front bearing blind tracery at the head in the style of an ogee arch with rinceau tracery above and with the inscription and names in gilded upright capital roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Reredos Oak c2300* cc2500* c400* Good
Altar Oak 920 1780 790 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.

* At the time of survey the reredos was obscured by a large piece of artwork and it was not practicable to measure it.
Inscription

REMEMBER THOSE


LEONARD ALLCOCK
SAMUEL RATCLIFFE BOOTH
ERNEST BRADBURY
JORDAN BRADBURY
FRANK BRIDGE
STANLEY BRIDGE
EDWIN BROOKS
FREDERICK C. BROWN
JOHN BROWN
RICHARD BROWN
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
1914 - 1918

JOHN BURGESS
CECIL BYE
WILLIAM CHAPMAN
MAURICE COOPER
CYRIL DOWNS
HAROLD FIELDING
TOM FIELDING
ALBERT GARLICK
CHRISTOPHER HADFIELD
FRANK HALLAM
THOMAS HEAP

JESU MERCY
IN THE GREAT WAR


W. ROWLAND HEATH
HERBERT MASON
WILLIAM GEORGE NEWTON
JOSEPH HARRY OLDHAM
ARTHUR MILLS ROBINSON
CYRIL SELLARS ROWBOTTOM
TOM WATKINSON
ROBERT WHITE
WILLIAM WHITELEY
TOM WRIGLEY

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 31
Number served and returned  0
Total names 31
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Glossop Parish Council; Glossop Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Unparished; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

c1920: The memorial is believed to have been provided as the high altar.

c1923:The memorial is believed to have been moved to its present position in the memorial chapel at the eastern end of the north aisle when the chancel was rebuilt.

4th December 1958 The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1384237

21st August, 1970: The church lies within the Old Glossop Conservation Area first designated on that date.

29th September, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition although the reredos was obscured by a piece of artwork..
References

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