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War Memorial, including Lamp Standards and Bollards

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3263 / 53°19'34"N

Longitude: -3.8304 / 3°49'49"W

OS Eastings: 278190

OS Northings: 382603

OS Grid: SH781826

Mapcode National: GBR 1YPZ.JB

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.4N8C

Entry Name: War Memorial, including Lamp Standards and Bollards

Listing Date: 16 March 1976

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3475

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: On prominent position on Promenade.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

1920s; designed by by S Colwyn Foulkes.

Exterior

War Memorial in form of rusticated granite obelisk with golden ball finial with flame cresting. Near the base of the shaft there are tablets bearing the names of local men killed in 1914-13 and 1939-45 World Wars; stepped base. The memorial is flanked to North-west and South-east by strips of ground set out with low slender bollards of granite and with 4 contemporary lamp standards with wide fluted circular shafts with moulded bases, each shaft surmounted by multi ball lamp finials of glass.

Reasons for Listing

Striking war memorial by important local architect on key site at intersection of Gloddaeth Street and Promenade.

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