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Cerrigydrudion War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerrigydrudion, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0262 / 53°1'34"N

Longitude: -3.5612 / 3°33'40"W

OS Eastings: 295386

OS Northings: 348800

OS Grid: SH953488

Mapcode National: GBR 6F.FCG6

Mapcode Global: WH66M.86FC

Entry Name: Cerrigydrudion War Memorial

Listing Date: 17 February 1998

Last Amended: 17 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19343

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: The memorial stands at the N end of the central square, outside Lloyds Bank, and at the junction of the Llyn Brenig and Llanfihangel Roads.

County: Conwy

Town: Cerrigydrudion

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Built-Up Area: Cerrigydrudion

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Erected probably 1919-1920 as a memorial to those of the parish lost in the Great War.

Exterior

Built of grey granite. A tall stele set on a rectangular block plinth raised over 3 steps. The shaft has a gabled top with egg and dart mouldings below the front. The front panel is raised and is inscribed, below a wreath, with the names of seven soldiers of the parish fallen in the Great War, with a further four killed whilst on active service. At the base, a further panel in a similar material has been added recording a further four names of those lost in 1939-1945. The whole monument is set within an area enclosed with low steel railings.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well proportioned and prominently sited war memorial, of importance to the history of the locality.

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