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War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

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A soldier and sailor standing astride a cairn, carrying a Union Flag. The figures stand on a pillar which is mounted on a plinth with laurel wreath in relief. The whole is set on a stepped base.
Title

War Memorial

Date

1921

Medium

Cornish granite & Carrara marble

Measurements

H 200 x W 80 x D 80 cm

Accession number

DE4_HC_S076

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Matlock Bath Parish Council

Custodian

Matlock Bath Parish Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

1 May 1921

Listing date

12/02/18

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

plinth, front, base: BERESFORD, BELPER

Inscription description

frieze, front face: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD; pedestal, front face: IN / HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF MATLOCK BATH / WHO GAVE THEIR ALL / IN THE / GREAT WAR OF NATIONS / 1914-1919 /[Names]; pedestal, front face, lower edge: "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"; pedestal, left face: DUTY NOBLY DONE, / HONOUR BRAVELY WON, / LOYAL HEARTS NOW REST, / BY GOD'S PEACE NOW BLEST; pedestal, rear face: ALSO IN / HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939-1945 / [Names]; pedestal, rear, lower: ERECTED BY VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION BY THE INHABITANTS OF MATLOCK BATH; pedestal, right: GREATER LOVE / HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE / FOR HIS FRIENDS

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Located at

North Parade, Matlock Bath

DE4 3NS

In the Memorial Garden, of the Promenade Garden, on the south side of the A6, just after the Railway Station entrance.