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Memorial Title

F Nightingale OM (Florence Nightingale)

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a Crimean War memorial plaque commemorating Florence Nightingale OM in Holloway, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Plaque Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
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: Plaque. Overall condition: Fair. The memorial is cared for.


Description:

A wall-mounted circular metal blue plaque with a narrow raised border coloured white and a raised inscription in mixed case upright roman lettering, also coloured white.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
PlaqueMetal450diac10Pristine
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
FLORENCE
NIGHTINGALE
1820-1910
Lived at nearby Lea Hurst
Heroine of the Crimean War, reformer
of army medical services, pioneer
of public healthcare and a founder
of the nursing profession
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: Presumed to be Derbyshire County Council.

Local authorities:
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.

12th November, 2014: The plaque was unveiled.

3rd November, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
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