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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Newborough, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.1659 / 53°9'57"N

Longitude: -4.3569 / 4°21'24"W

OS Eastings: 242536

OS Northings: 365790

OS Grid: SH425657

Mapcode National: GBR 5D.4J35

Mapcode Global: WH436.1PJB

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 19 October 1998

Last Amended: 19 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20573

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Located as a centrepiece of the courtyard in front of the Pritchard Jones Institute.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Rhosyr

Community: Rhosyr

Locality: Newborough

Built-Up Area: Newborough

Traditional County: Anglesey

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The Pritchard-Jones Institute and cottage homes were endowed and built 1905; the war memorial dates from the 1920's.


War memorial; a stepped plinth supports a heavily rusticated stone pylon which tapers in a rough, spire-like form above the tapering polished granite inscription plate on the front face. This is inscribed with the names of the men of the parish who fell in the 1914-18 war, and above it is a stone wreath encircling an inscription which reads 'Ir Bewrion'. Later plaque added to commemorate those who fell in the 1939-45 war is inclined against the stepped plinth on the front face.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a striking and unusual memorial which forms a group with the Institute and Cottage homes.

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