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Memorial Title

Ashbourne Methodist Church

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 memorial plaque for Ashbourne Methodist Church, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Ashbourne Methodist Church
Church St
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 1AE

NGR:
SK 17859 46567
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the south side of Church St. The plaque is inside, on the east wall.
Type
Overall type: Plaque Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A nowy-headed brass plaque with a border of oak leaves on a black ground and fleurons on a red ground in the bottom corners. The central panel has a trefoil arch top with a red latin cross at the head and an incised inscription in mixed styles of black capital lettering with the names incised in a central column of black upright capital block lettering. The maker's name is incised in the bottom right margin. The plaque is mounted on a moulded oaken backboard.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
PlaqueBrass5253052Good
BackboardOak61038540Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Plaque:
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died66
Number served and returned00
Total names66
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN
GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
A. H. HARRISON
C. KITCHEN
J. G. LOWNDES
J. W. LOCKER
B. WESTHORPE
J. G. WOODYATT
THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE FOR EVERMORE
Bottom right margin:
A. E. GREEN. ENGRAVER.
HANLEY.
Administration
Custodian: Ashbourne Methodist Church

Local authorities:
From WW1: Ashbourne Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ashbourne Town Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date: The plaque was installed in the porch.

November, 1968: Ashbourne Conservation Area was first designated. The church lies within it.

23rd July, 1992: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335181.

10th July, 2019: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
References
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