WW1 Commemorative Garden.

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Reference WMO254958

Address:

Hardwick Street

Buxton

SK17 6DH.

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Garden
Materials:
  • Flora and Fauna Flora and Fauna (any)
Lettering: No lettering
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A flower bed in the shape of a poppy, a seat with brass plaque and an explanation board. Made to celebrate the centenary of WW1.
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Information Board: WW1 Commemorative Garden. The garden planting has been designed to be symbolic of the qualities required of the soldiers who were involved in WW1 and those loved ones who were left at home. These plants will change according to the season but will include Thyme, Twisted Hazel, Poppy, Hyssop, Pansy and Forget Me Not. A plan of the poppy shaped bed indicates the quadrants represent; Sacrifice, Thoughts of absent friends, Memories & undying hope, Strength & courage, in clockwise rotation from the top. The board also has the symbols of the Royal British Legion and High Peak Borough Council. Seat Plaque: When you go home, tell them of us and say, for you tomorrow, we gave our today. Funded by High Peak Borough Council from the Councillors’ Initiative Fund.

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