Tarmac Ltd. Buxton Lime & Cement - Tree of Remembrance

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Reference #250979

Address:

Tunstead House

Waterswallows Road

Buxton

SK17 8TG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: ‘The Tunstead Oak Tree’ sculpture has been made to honour the 84 employees at Tarmacs lime quarry works in Tunstead Buxton who served and fell during World War 1 and 2. The sculpture has been produced by Paul Widdows at Wharncliffe Forge and is made up of 485 separate components. . The leaves have a round enamel disc bearing the name of the every fallen employee, which have been produced by Sheffield company House of Logos. The discs have been stamped out from metal, polished, then coloured with an Autumn brown enamel, before being printed with the name of a fallen employee. The tree was unveiled on 11th November 2016. The memorial is in the reception of the company's offices and is accessible to the public.
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(On a plaque at the base) Tree of Remembrance. In grateful memory of those who laid down their lives during the First and Second World Wars.

S Allcock, T Allcock, W Bennett, W Bennett, W E Bennett, W H Bennet W H Bennett, J H Blackburn, T Blood, J H Boam, W Booth , J Bower, J T Bradwell, H M Burton, S J Byatte, J W Derbyshire, J N Ferris, H Fletcher, E Goodwin, F Goodwin, G green, T Green, P Hassell, J W Hill, R Hopwood, R L Howe, G Keyworth, F Lomas, J Lomas, J T Mason, J Mellor, J E Middleton, A Moss, E Moss, D Mullins, C Mycock, A Naden, C K Naden, G Naden, W Naden, J Newlands, G Person, J Pearson, F G Pegg, A E Potts, B M Roberts, M Salt, T Sidebottom, F G Spencer, J A S Spencer, H Steeples, J Stenson, M Sweetmore, B Taylor, E H Taylor, J Trask, A Wint, R Yates, T James, S Norton, C Featherstone, R J Adams, R G Bagshaw, J P Belfield, R Beswick, T Buckley, J Goodwin, H Gregory, F Gyte, L Horobin, L Howell, W A Kirkman, J F Lobley, W G Mace, J D Malthouse, G B Moore, C Penneyston, A Siddall, J C Smith, A L Tebb, C Wragg.

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