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16th Battn Sherwood Foresters - Plaque


Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 plaque to16th Battn Sherwood Foresters in St Peter's Church, Edensor, Derbyshire.
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Last known location:
St Peter's Church
Jap La
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1PH

SK 25066 69907
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the north wall of the north aisle.
Overall type: Plaque.

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


A wall-mounted oblong metal plaque with a badge of the Sherwood Foresters Battn at the head and an inscription in upright sentence-case black lettering.


Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Metal 295 420 2 Pristine
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
In Proud Memory of the
629 Officers and Men of the Chatsworth Rifles,
the 16th Battalion the Sherwood Foresters,
who gave their lives for their country in
the Great War, 1914 to 1918.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Edensor Parish Council, Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Edensor Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
17th April, 1951: The church lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

12th July 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1088158.

Unknown date: The church lies within the Edensor Conservation Area.

Autumn, 2017: The faculty was granted and the memorial was procured and erected.

22nd November, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in pristine condition.
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