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New Mills - Post WW2

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a post WW2 war memorial plaque in High Lea Park, New Mills, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Memorial Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Garden of Remembrance
High Lea Park
St Mary's Rd
New Mills
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK22 3BW

NGR:
SJ 99748 854373 ±5m
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Location details:
The garden of remembrance is at the southern end of the park, close to the road. The memorial is near the northern edge of the garden.
Type
Overall type: Plaque Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A metal plaque on a freestanding tablet. The square plaque has a narrow raised border and an inscription in raised capital block lettering. The lettering and border are painted white against a black ground. The roughly dressed sandstone tablet is irregular in shape but has a rounded top.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Metal 305 305 10 Good
Tablet Sandstone 800 890 120 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN MEMORY
OF
THOSE SERVICEMEN
AND WOMEN
WHO HAVE BEEN
INJURED OR KILLED
IN THE LINE OF DUTY
SINCE
WORLD WAR II
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Post Second World War
(1945 onwards)
Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be New Mills Town Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: New Mills Parish Council, New Mills Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: New Mills Town Council, High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
1985: The New Mills Conservation Area was first designated, though it has been subsequently extended. The memorial lies within the current boundary.

12th June, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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