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Memorial Title

Allenton Royal British Legion

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial tablet for the Royal British Legion at Allenton, Derby.
Images
Setting position Tablet Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Public area
Sinfin Ave
Allenton
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 9DX

NGR:
SK 37158 31958
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial is in a paved area in the open space bounded by Sinfin Ave, Chellaston Rd (A514) and Merrill Way.
Type
Overall type: Tablet. Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A freestanding oblong sandstone tablet with rounded shoulders, roughly dressed top and sides and a dressed face bearing the incised badge of the Royal British Legion coloured black.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
TabletSandstonec500c500c80Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
SERVICE NOT SELF
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictNot statedTotals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died00
Number served and returned00
Total names00
Administration
Custodian: Royal British Legion, Allenton Branch

Local authorities:
From 1985: Derby City Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: Derby City Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date: The memorial was erected by the Allenton Branch of the Royal British Legion.

30th January, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition.

24th August, 2019: The memorial was revisited by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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