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Taxal Church Sunday School (Lost)

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial bench for Taxal Church Sunday School formerly in Whaley Bridge Memorial Park, Derbyshire.
Images
No images are currently available.
Locations
Last known location:
Whaley Bridge Memorial Park
Wheatsheaf Rd
Whaley Bridge
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK23 7JB

NGR:
SK 00970 80890
(Estimated.)
Location details:
The bench was previously said to have been adjacent to the cross in the memorial park.
Type
Overall type: Bench.


Overall condition: Lost


Description:

Believed to have been a wooden bench with a metal plaque attached to the backrest. The plaque had a raised border and bore an inscription in raised upright capital roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Bench Wood c750 c2000 c500 Lost
Plaque Metal c200 c250 c10 Lost
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TAXAL CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL.
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE SCHOLARS
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919.
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: Unknown

Local authorities:
From WW1: Taxal Parish Council; Macclesfield Rural District Council; Cheshire County Council.
From WW2: Whaley Bridge Parish Council; Whaley Bridge Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Whaley Bridge Town Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
19th May 2016: The memorial was investiged by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot but not found at the previously reported location.
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