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Church of the Holy Trinity - WW1 Window

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial window at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Yeaveley, Derbyshire.
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Locations
Last known location:
Church of the Holy Trinity
Leapley La
Yeaveley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 2DT

NGR:
SK 18642 40295
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The window is in the east wall of the chancel.
Type
Overall type: Window Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A two light stained glass window. The lancet lights depict Saint George and St Joan of Arc representing the patron saints of England and France respectively. Each is wearing armour and standing on a fortress with the shield of England and France above them. A crown and cross are depicted in a quadrant pane in the Y-tracery. The inscription is in upright capital lettering within a scroll across the foot of both lights and the maker's details are given in the bottom right of the right light.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
WindowStained glassc25001490-Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Scroll across the foot of both lights:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
BY THE PARISHIONERS OF
REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN
SERVED THEIR KING & COUNTRY
THIS WINDOW IS ERECTED
YEAVELEY IN GRATEFUL
FROM THIS PARISH WHO
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
Lower right corner of right light:
  ABBOTT & CO LTD.
LANCASTER & LONDON

Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died00
Number served and returned00
Total names00
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Yeaveley Parish Council, Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Yeaveley Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date 1920s?: The window was made by W H Abbott & Co Ltd, stained glass artists and manufacturers, of Lancaster and London.

Unknown date 1920s?: The window was unveiled by Gen Rolt.

19th July, 1985: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335036. The window is mentioned in the listing description.

10th October, 2011: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.

22nd August, 2019: The memorial was resurveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It remained in fair condition and cared for.
References
Anon; Holy Trinity Church Yeavely; the brief guide mentions the window.

Mee, Arthur:Derbyshire, in the King's England series; p280 in the 1947 reprint: a mention of the window.
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