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Latitude: 51.9352 / 51°56'6"N
Longitude: -3.9601 / 3°57'36"W
OS Eastings: 265340
OS Northings: 228111
OS Grid: SN653281
Mapcode National: GBR DX.NBCB
Mapcode Global: VH4HR.9MSC
Entry Name: War Memorial, steps and walls
Listing Date: 13 February 1995
Last Amended: 13 February 1995
Source ID: 15190
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Situated on W side of B 4302 some 100m S of Taliaris church.
Community: Manordeilo and Salem (Manordeilo a Salem)
Community: Manordeilo and Salem
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
1923 war memorial of unusual type and scale, commissioned by the Peel family of Taliaris, partly in commemoration of Capt A. Peel, killed 1914, and Lt R. Peel, killed 1917.
Large tapering rubble stone cairn, square in plan, raised above roadside on embanked platform reached by two narrow curving flights of rough steps from entry recessed between two rubble stone terrace walls. Cairn has base step with 1939-45 names on red granite plaque, and plinth with affixed ashlar plaque with laurel wreath and crossed swords. On main face is affixed red granite plain cross inscribed "The Great War 1914-18" across, "In memory of the fallen heroes of Taliaris parish" on base and seven names on panel below.
Included as war memorial of unusual type with landscape value in views from across the valley.
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