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Cenotaph (including area Walls and Steps)

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4045 / 51°24'16"N

Longitude: -3.2749 / 3°16'29"W

OS Eastings: 311413

OS Northings: 168048

OS Grid: ST114680

Mapcode National: GBR HT.QLYJ

Mapcode Global: VH6FK.6Y0P

Entry Name: Cenotaph (including area Walls and Steps)

Listing Date: 30 March 1995

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15887

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: To E of main entrance to Memorial Hall.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Unveiled November 1932; probably by E R Hinchsliff, borough surveyor.

Exterior

Reconstituted stone war memorial with inscriptions "In proud memory of the men of Barry who fell in the Great War, 1914-1918, 1939-1945", "For freedom". Central core of truncated tapering obelisk has, to each side, narrower vertical plain panel stepped down; panels on base with inscriptions in Welsh and English. Cenotaph set within slightly raised octagonal area bounded by low walls with steps between.

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