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Memorial Title

Lullington Airfield

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet commemorating Lullington Airfield at the Church of All Saints, Lullington, Derbyshire.
Images
Tablet Setting Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Church of All Saints
Un-named road
Lullington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE12 8EG

NGR:
SK 24983 12935
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the northern side of the un-named lane from Lullington to Edingale, Staffordshire, close to the junction with Main St. The tablet is ouside, on the south wall, just west of the south door.
Type
Overall type: Tablet Overall condition: Pristine. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A square grey granitegranite tablet with an inscription incised in upright, mainly capital block lettering coloured black.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
TabletGranite60060035Pristine
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF
LULLINGTON AIRFIELD
OPENED 10.1916
CLOSED 03.1917
DEDICATED TO ALL UNITS
AND PERSONNEL BASED HERE
AIRFIELDS
OF BRITAIN
Conservation Trust
www.abct.org.uk
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 Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust.

Local authorities:
From 1974: Lullington Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
19th January, 1967: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England Number 1159003.

24th November, 1977: The church lies within the Lullington Conservation Area first desgnated on that date.

11th March, 2019: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot prior to its erection.

Unknown date: The memorial was erected.

30th June, 2019: The memorial was photographed on the church wall by Alan Willmot
References
Comments
The airfield was about 1500m northwest of the village, in a field just south of what is now Garland's Wood.

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