Monument record MDR13984 - First World War Memorial, Chaddesden Lane, Chaddesden, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (First World War to Early 20th Century - 1914 AD to 1923 AD)

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Full Description

First World War Memorial. Limestone tablet with sandstone surround. Relief carvings of wreath with helmet, crossed sword and rifle. Surrounded by two large pillars with semi-circular caps and behind cast iron railings. (1) Chaddesden war memorial is a grade II listed war memorial plaque, unveiled and dedicated in 1923, and sculpted by A Warren of Derby. It is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons; * Historic interest: as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of a world event on this community, and the sacrifices it made in the first major conflict of the 20th century; * Design interest: as an accomplished and well-realised war memorial which takes the form of a rectangular marble plaque with high-quality relief carving; * Group value: through proximity with No 117 Chaddesden Lane (listed Grade II). It comprises a marble plaque with a sandstone surround set within a roughcast rendered brick wall. See list description for more details. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p. 64.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1431922.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3812 3695 (2m by 2m)
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Apr 18 2016 4:18PM

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