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Memorial
Title
Elvaston - WW1 Board
Images
Setting Board
Locations
Last known location:
Wayside
Main Rd (B5010)
Elvaston
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE72 3EQ

NGR:
SK 40744 32568 ±5m
Location details:
Alongside the bridle path running west from Main Road towards Derby, about 300m from the road, near the Golden Gates (which are actually blue).
Type
Overall type: Board.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

An untrimmed plank of wood, as cut from the tree but with a planed face upon which is incised the inscription coloured black and a depiction of a poppy coloured red and green.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Board Wood 1085 655 35 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
LEST WE
FORGET
1914 - 1918

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 0
Number served and returned 0
Total names 0
Administration
Custodians: -

Local Authorities:
From 1974: Elvaston Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
2014: Installed

18th March 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot.
References
Derby Telegraph; 21st July, 2014; p15 cols 2-4; a photograph of the new memorial by Gerald Hough.
Comments
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Page © Roy Branson