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The War Memorial and railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7388 / 51°44'19"N

Longitude: -4.3085 / 4°18'30"W

OS Eastings: 240700

OS Northings: 206971

OS Grid: SN407069

Mapcode National: GBR GP.BRKP

Mapcode Global: VH3M2.8KMF

Entry Name: The War Memorial and railings

Listing Date: 28 July 1998

Last Amended: 28 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20193

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on side of main road (A 484) some 100m NE of Kidwelly Bridge.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Kidwelly

Community: Kidwelly

Locality: Kidwelly/Cydweli

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

War Memorial of 1924 designed by Glendinning Moxham FRIBA, of Swansea.

Exterior

White marble statue of soldier with reversed rifle on large Portland stone pedestal, the whole some 6.5m (20') high. Pedestal is ornate with moulded plinth under raised broad band of Greek key ornament, with moulding above and below. Shaft is plain but for carved laurel wreath on front over affixed name and date plaques, and is capped by a similar broad raised band of Greek-key ornament.
Contemporary railed enclosure with upper finials and side gates.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a handsome and prominent war memorial.

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