United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

BUXTON

Our Ref: 1471

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Address

THE SLOPES
THE SLOPES
BUXTON
DERBYSHIRE
England
 
Type:Obelisk
OS Map Ref:SK 060 730

Inscription

BUXTON WAR MEMORIAL / LIST OF BUXTON FALLEN / (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
OBELISKSTONE - SANDSTONE8000MM2000MM2000MMGood
FIGUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

TALL OBELISK WITH CARVING OF WINGED VICTORY

CARVED ANGEL HOLDS SWORD AND LAUREL WREATH

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died314
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died70
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:18TH SEPTEMBER 1920
RolePerformed By
UnveilingLIEUT GENERAL SIR IVOR MAXSE

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:£3000
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:THE AIM WAS TO RAISE £5,000 EACH FOR THE MEMORIAL AND A COTTAGE HOSPITAL EXTENSION (EVER BUILT?). A MODEL OF THE BUXTON WAR MEMORIAL WAS INCLUDED IN THE RA 1919 EXHIBITION
Photographs:2
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:1
Press Cuttings:5
OrganisationIdWebsite
Carter Postcard Collection 
Other website http://www.militaryimages.net/photopost/world-war-1-2c-2-war-memorials-and-commemorative-memorials/p55914-buxton-war-memorial-2c-derbyshire.html