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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
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

Photo credit: Helen Chester/Art UK

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The monument comprises a latin cross on a hollow shouldered octagonal pedestal, moulded plinth and two-stepped base. The cross has a roundel on both faces containing inscriptions and dates in relief. A further inscription extends anticlockwise around the base, and a plaque on the shaft of the cross bears a further inscription and list of names.

Date

1919

Medium

Stancliffe stone & bronze

Measurements

H 190 x W 70 x D 36 cm

Accession number

DE4_HC_S088

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Derbyshire Dales District Council

Custodian

Derbyshire Dales District Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

29th November 1919

Access

at all times

Inscription description

front face of cross: THEY / GAVE THEIR LIVES / MIGHT / ASSAILS / 1914; rear face of cross: FOR / RIGHT AND LIBERTY / RIGHT / PREVAILS / 1918; tablet: THEY DIED FOR US / (Names) / and gained / The CROWN of LIFE; urn: DONATED BY / MATLOCK CIVIC / ASSOC / 1996; around base: ERECTED / by the inhabitants of / STARKHOLMES / and RIBER / In HONOUR of the SOLDIERS / from these Villages / Who GAVE their LIVES for / RIGHT and LIBERTY / in the GREAT WAR of / 1914 - 1918


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Located at

Starkholmes Road, Starkholmes

DE4 5JA

In the Memorial Garden overlooking Matlock Dale.