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Latitude: 51.7831 / 51°46'59"N
Longitude: -3.2075 / 3°12'26"W
OS Eastings: 316800
OS Northings: 210076
OS Grid: SO168100
Mapcode National: GBR YX.YYV8
Mapcode Global: VH6CV.CF5W
Entry Name: Ebbw Vale War Memorial
Listing Date: 29 October 1999
Last Amended: 29 October 1999
Source ID: 22528
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Occupies wedge-shaped iron-railed plot on fork of Libanus Road and Steelworks Road.
County: Blaenau Gwent
Community: Ebbw Vale North (Gogledd Glynebwy)
Community: Ebbw Vale
Built-Up Area: Ebbw Vale
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Unveiled September 24th 1924 by Sir Frederick Mills. Made by the Craftsmen’s Guild, London.
Construction of grey granite. Tall tapering pedestal with concave base, and tall bronze plaques each side with inscriptions. Plain cornice with bronze laurel-wreaths; then above is bronze figure of a soldier triumphantly waving his tin hat (see similar figure at Abertillery). Pedestal stands on tall slightly stepped plinth, two shallow steps below. Square enclosure with tall granite corner posts with sunken panels and bulbous terminals, originally capped with global lanterns (removed). Corner posts are linked to intervening low pylonic granite posts by two rows of chain-link.
Listed as an unusually elaborate war memorial, in a prominent setting.
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