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Latitude: 52.2988 / 52°17'55"N
Longitude: -3.0219 / 3°1'18"W
OS Eastings: 330410
OS Northings: 267234
OS Grid: SO304672
Mapcode National: GBR B5.X8PF
Mapcode Global: VH76W.KHT2
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 17 August 2000
Last Amended: 17 August 2000
Source ID: 23934
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Almost opposite lych gate of St Andrew's Church.
Community: Presteigne (Llanandras)
Built-Up Area: Norton
Traditional County: Radnorshire
Built c1920 as memorial to fallen of Great War; later 1939-1945 inscription.
War memorial in form of horse trough and drinking fountain. The memorial is mainly of concrete. A rectangular cistern with heavy lid, on which there is a metal sword, is supported over trough. To L (away from church) bowl of drinking fountain is built in to ogee support. Inscription in capitals (facing road), "The Great War 1914-1918, 1939-1945, This memorial is erected by the grateful Village of Norton, to commemorate the names of its faithful sons, who fought and died for England and Liberty".
An unusual war memorial design, providing practical benefit, rather than pure symbolic memorial. Group value with church and lychgate opposite, and with listed building to N.
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