Memorial Obelisk - St Michael - Kniveton, Derbyshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 53° 03.037 W 001° 41.283
30U E 587940 N 5878705
Quick Description: A memorial obelisk in the churchyard of St Michael's church, Kniveton.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/9/2021 12:54:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM14H7B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
A memorial obelisk in the churchyard of St Michael's church, Kniveton, commemorating the fallen of WWI who came from this parish.

A polished red granite obelisk, with a pedestal and plinth set on a four stepped base of sandstone. Carved with a thin incised border around each face, the memorial is otherwise undecorated.

The pedestal has an incised decorative panel inscribed
KILLED IN ACTION
1914 - 1919
FOR LIBERTY


The sandstone ashlar base has an inscription in upright capital block lettering carved in relief with gilded lettering.

Inscription -
IN MEMORY OF
L-Cpl. E.A.HAWKSWORTH, K.R.R.
L-Cpl. C.MELLOR. - - L.F.
L.Cpl. A.ROOME. - - C.C.
Pte. H.BAKER. NOTTS & DERBY.
-- M.B.BAKER. - - -
-- E.A.BAXTER. - - -
-- C.T.BRADDOCK, A.I.F.
-- D.WHEAT, R.W.K.
Address:
St Michael
Main Road (B5035)
Kniveton
Derbyshire
England
DE6 1JJ


Height: 4.2 m

Illuminated: no

Website: [Web Link]

Date Created/Placed: Not listed

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