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Latitude: 51.9043 / 51°54'15"N
Longitude: -3.2982 / 3°17'53"W
OS Eastings: 310781
OS Northings: 223656
OS Grid: SO107236
Mapcode National: GBR YT.Q6HF
Mapcode Global: VH6C6.SD6J
Entry Name: War memorial at Lower Cross Oak
Listing Date: 17 December 1998
Last Amended: 17 December 1998
Source ID: 21142
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: At the junction between the road from Talybont to Pencelli and the road to Aberclydach.
Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)
Locality: Cross Oak
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Site of war memorial to fallen of World War I was formerly part of cottage gardens; a small railed incursion created a small recess. Opposite formerly stood a tin church built 1880 demolished 1970.
Standing on 3 concrete steps on a stone flagged base is the pale stone memorial in the shape of a Celtic Cross, the inscription on one side of the tapered shaft and the head boldly decorated with interlace, with date 1914-1919 in centre; added inscription plaque for fallen of World War II.
Included as a well designed monument in Celtic style, for its local importance and for group value with Lower Cross Oak Cottages.
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