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Cilfynydd War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.626 / 51°37'33"N

Longitude: -3.3194 / 3°19'9"W

OS Eastings: 308767

OS Northings: 192737

OS Grid: ST087927

Mapcode National: GBR HR.8MS3

Mapcode Global: VH6DK.FD1B

Entry Name: Cilfynydd War Memorial

Listing Date: 26 February 2001

Last Amended: 26 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24854

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Set back from the road at the N end of Cilfynydd, on the S side of a junction with a minor road to Llanfabon.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Town: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Community: Pontypridd

Locality: Cilfynydd

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Unveiled in 1925 and designed by a wounded ex-serviceman. The 3 columns represent Army, Navy and Flying Corps.

Exterior

Classical war memorial in reconstituted stone of triangular plan and comprising three Tuscan columns with plain entablature and coping. The 3 faces of the entablature are inscribed 'ABERTH', 'RHYDDID' and 'TERYNGED'. The base has black marble plaques with gold lettering with dedications and roll calls for both world wars. The memorial stands on a stepped plinth with a square enclosure defined by dwarf wall with painted railings. Double gates are on the S side.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its social historical importance and for its architectural interest as an accomplished memorial in simple classical style.

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