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Memorial
Title
Evacuees
Images
Setting Stake
Locations
Last known location:
Private farmland
Un-named lane
Radbourne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 4LY

NGR:
SK 2880 3623
Location details:
Visible from the public road, just next to the hunting gate south of Cunnery Pond.
Type
Overall type: Tree.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription has been lost.

Description:

A horse chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) and a rectangular wooden board with a roughly cut inscription, now lost, mounted on a wooden stake.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tree Plant material - - - Good
Board Wood c250 c300 c25 Lost
Stake Wood c900 c100 c75 At risk
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY EVACUEES FROM BIRMINGAM
(Line spacing and exact wording not known: recalled from memories.)

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict WW2
(Civilians)
Number died 0
Number served and returned 0
Total names 0
Administration
Custodians: Not known

Local Authorities:
From WW2: Radburne Parish Council; Repton Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Radbourne Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
25th January, 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot.
References
Derby Telegraph; 21st January, 2010 - A letter requesting information on the memorial.

Derby Telegraph; 19th February, 2010 - A report on information provided by readers.
Comments
The tree is on private farmland with no public access but it can be seen from the public highway.
Page © Roy Branson