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Memorial Title

Church of All Saints - WW2 Garden

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial garden at the Church of All Saints, Youlgrave or Youlgreave, Derbyshire.
Images
Garden Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Church of All Saints
Alport La
Youlgrave or Youlgreave
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1WS

NGR:
SK 21196 64361
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is at the junction of Bradford Rd and Alport La. The garden is in the churchyard by the south wall of the tower.
Type
Overall type: Garden Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A grassed garden, for the placement of temporary commemorations, retained by a drystone wall and accompanied by a plain oblong stone tablet with the inscription incised in upright capital lettering.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
GardenPlant material5001700 1400Fair
TabletStone50061080Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE
50 YEARS PEACE
V. E. DAY MAY 8TH
V. J. DAY AUG 15TH
1945 - 1995
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictSecond World War (1939-1945)Totals
Action or eventVE Day (8th May 1945)
VJ Day (15th Aug 1945)
Number died00
Number served and returned00
Total names00
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Youlgreave Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Youlgreave Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
17th April, 1951: The Peak District National Park was designated: the memorial lies within it.

5th February, 1982: The Youlgrave Conservation Area was designated: the memorial lies within it.

26th September, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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