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Memorial Title

Centenary of WW1 (Lost)

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial well dressing at Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire.
Images
Well dressing
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
Tom Brads Croft
Whaley Bridge
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK23 7LX

NGR:
SK 01223 81583
(Estimated.)
Location details:
On the northeast side of the road at the north end of the car park.
Type
Overall type: Well dressing.


Overall condition: Lost


Description:

A temporary well dressing tableau made from flowers and other vegetation pressed into clay held in a wooden frame and comprising a single octagonal panel.

The design comprised a group of red poppies on a green ground with the inscription in white upright sentence case lettering at the foot.

The well dressing was displayed from 29th June to 6th July 2014 and was subsequently dismantled.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Mosaic Plant
 material,
clay
c500 c600 c50 Lost
Frame Wood c500 c600 c50 Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Mosaic:
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
Lest we forget
Caption:
Made by the
children of
Sunshine
Nursery School Ltd
Administration
Custodian: Unknown

Local authorities:
From 1974: Whaley Bridge Town Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
June, 2014: The dressing was made by the children of Sunshine Nursery School.

29th June, 2014: The dressing was blessed by local clergy.

29th June, 2014: The dressing was photographed by Glyn Williams.

7th July, 2014: The dressing was dismantled

References
Well Dressing.com has an illustration.
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