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St Anne's Church - WW2

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial window in St Anne's Church, Ambergate, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Anne's Church
Derby Rd (A6)
Ambergate
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE56 2EJ

NGR:
SK 34791 51437
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the west side of the road at the junction with Holly La. The window is inside, on the north wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Window.


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

Description:

A single light stained glass lancet window in a lancet opening with an inscribed cill. The window depicts the Archangel St Michael in blue tunic and holding a red shield and a lance, with which he is slaying the red green and blue dragon. A ribbon across the foot of the window bears his name in a decorative form of sentence case gothic lettering and the maker's mark is located in the bottom left corner. The white marble cill bears the incised inscription and names in decorative styles of upright capital lettering coloured black.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Window (opening) Stained glass 1610 510 - Good
Tablet (cill) White marble 290 1015 40 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Foot of window:
St. Michael Archangel.
Bottom left corner of window:
19
50
AL
W
Cill:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE
MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945
STEPHEN BOWMERBRIAN CHISNELLHARRY COOPER
GEORGE HAYWOODFREDERICK HALLALBERT JACKSON
DEREK POUNDALLCECIL RAYJOSEPH SMITH
J. CYRIL WOOLLEYCOLIN WADEWALTER YATES
R I P

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 12 12
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 12 12
Administration
Custodian: The Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Heage Parish Council; Ripley Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ripley Town Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
1950: The window was made by unknown stained glass artist "ALW".

December, 2001: The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site was inscribed: the church lies within the site.

22nd February, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
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