Derbyshire War Memorials
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N B Jackson

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial window to Nöel Jackson in St Anne's Church, Ambergate, Derbyshire.
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Last known location:
St Anne's Church
Derby Rd (A6)
Nearest postcode:
DE56 2EJ

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 south wall of the nave.
Overall type: Window.

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


A single light stained glass lancet window in a lancet opening. The window depicts St George wearing armour and a white mantle. In his right hand he is grasping a sword with the point resting on the ground and in his left he is holding a white shield with a red cross. He is standing on a grass mound on an elaborately decorated pedestal. The design has a ribbon at the head bearing St George's name, and a band at the foot bearing the inscription in mixed case and mixed styles of black roman and gothic lettering.


Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Window (opening) Stained glass 1630 500 - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Head of window:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
S. George
Foot of window:
To the Glory of GOD and in memory of
Killed in action at Ribecourt 6th. December 1917

Custodian: The Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Heage Parish Council; Heage Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
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
1918: The window was designed by Dudley Forsyth.

16th June, 1918: The window was dedicated.

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.
Piers Bostock and Alec Dodd; 2016; A Guide to the parish church of St Anne, Ambergate, Derbyshire.
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