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Memorial Title

Falklands Conflict

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial tree commemorating the Falklands Conflict at Lullington, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet
Locations
Last known location:
Private land
Un-named road
Lullington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE12 8EG

NGR:
SK 25078 12992 ±5m
Location details:
The un-named road runs east from Main St towards Overseal. The memorial is on the south side of the road, about 60m east of Main St.
Type
Overall type: Tree.


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

Description:

A Wellingtonia tree (Sequoiadendron giganteum) accompanied by a freestanding slate tablet bearing an incised gilded inscription in sentence case italic and upright capital roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tree - - - - Good
Tablet Slate 600 500 15 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
THIS
Wellingtonia Giganteum
WAS PLANTED TO
COMMEMORATE VICTORY
FOR BRITAIN IN THE
FALKLANDS WAR 1982
R.C.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Falklands Conflict (April-June 1982) Totals
Action
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Unknown

Local authorities:
From 1974: Lullington Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
24th November, 1977: The memorial lies within the Lullington Conservation Area first designated on that date

26th June 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and well cared for.
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