Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Maj Gen F J Hercy and Col E L Hercy

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial and tablet to Maj Gen F J Hercy and Col E L Hercy in Church St, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Tunnel Cafe
43 Church St
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 1JA

NGR:
SK 17793 46569 ±5m
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Location details:
The tablet is high on the front face of the building, visible from the public highway.
Type
Overall type: Building restoration Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

The restoration of a building accompanied by a dedicatory tablet. The plain oblong white stone tablet is set into the face of the building, has chamfered edges and bears an inlaid cross at the head and an inlaid inscription in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
Building restorationNot known----
TabletStonec450c600-Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
RESTORED IN MEMORY OF
MAJOR GENERAL F. J. HERCY
AND
COLONEL E L HERCY
1904
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictUnspecified
military careers
Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died00
Number served and returned22
Total names22
Administration
Custodian: Not known

Local authorities:
From 19th century: Ashbourne Parish Council; Ashbourne Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ashbourne Town Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
c1904: The tablet was installed.

November, 1968: The Ashbourne Conservation Area was first designated; the memorial lies within it.

4th February, 2019: The memorial was recorded by Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.

10th July, 2019: The memorial was photographed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition.
References
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