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Memorial Title

Christ Church - WW1 Cross

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial cross at Christ Church, Hulland, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
Christ Church
Dog La
Hulland
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 3EA

NGR:
SK 24955 47435
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial is at the eastern end of the churchyard and oriented so that the main face is visible from the road, albeit behind railings.
Type
Overall type: Cross. Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A limestone monument comprising a wheel formy cross on a rustic hewn pedestal and oblong ashlar base. The cross has a boss and interlaced strapwork in celtic or anglo-saxon style above a plain dressed shaft. A dressed panel on the front face of the pedestal bears the inlaid inscription in upright capital block lettering with the names in an adjacent column.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
CrossLimestone1900700250Fair
PedestalLimestone600900900Fair
BaseLimestone4801040950Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

To The Glory of God
AND IN PROUD MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO GOING OUT FROM THIS VILLAGE
GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR GOD AND THE RIGHT
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1919
THOMAS ALLSOP
JAMES HYDES
BENJAMIN G. JINKS
JOHN W. MORLEY
ERNEST W. OAKLEY
GEORGE W. RODGERS
WILLIAM SINCLAIR
HARRY SMITH

Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died88
Number served and returned00
Total names88
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Hulland Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Hulland Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
15th March, 1920: The memorial was unveiled by Adm Sir Frederick S Inglefield, KCB, DL, FRGS, JP.

10th September, 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.

c2014: The memorial was cleaned.
References
Comments
The memorial lies on the edge of the civil parish of Hulland which contains Hulland (village) and Hulland Moss. The adjacent developments along the Ashbourne-Belper road lie in the civil parish of Hulland Ward which has become a general name for all of the localities in the area.

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