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Memorial Title

Florence Nightingale Memorial Hall
(Florence Nightingale OM)

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a Crimean War memorial commemorating Florence Nightingale OM in Holloway, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Florence Nightingale
 Memorial Hall
Mill La
Holloway
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 5BD

NGR:
SK 32461 56310
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial hall is on the southern side of the road, opposite the junction with Church St.
Type
Overall type: Hall. Overall condition: Fair. The memorial is cared for.


Description:

A single storey brick and tile community hall with meeting and assembly rooms, kitchen and other facilities.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
HallBrick, tile, etcc6000c17000c14000Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Florence
Nightingale
Memorial
Hall
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Crimean War (1854-1856) Totals
Action or event Nursing services.
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 1 1
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Trustees of the Florence Nightingale Memorial Hall, Registered Charity number 520453.

Local authorities:
From late 19th century: Dethick, Lea and Holloway Parish Council, Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Dethick, Lea and Holloway Parish Council, Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
23rd December, 1996: The Dethick, Lea and Holloway Conservation Area was first designated. The hall lies within it.

December, 2001: The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site was inscribed. The hall lies within the Buffer Zone.

3rd November, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
Comments
The hall is clearly in memory of Florence Nightingale, who lived nearby, and although no military service is specifically mentioned, she is renowned for her humanitarion work in establishing and managing nursing services during the Crimean War.

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