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The War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8789 / 51°52'44"N

Longitude: -4.5922 / 4°35'31"W

OS Eastings: 221670

OS Northings: 223214

OS Grid: SN216232

Mapcode National: GBR D2.RX5C

Mapcode Global: VH2NW.C14G

Entry Name: The War Memorial

Listing Date: 6 August 2001

Last Amended: 6 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25627

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated on the S boundary of the churchyard overlooking the road running S.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Llanboidy

Community: Llanboidy

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Earlier C20 war memorial.

Exterior

War memorial, grey granite, in form of a tall classical stele or pedestal type memorial with moulded cornice and shallow gabled gap with neo-Grec anthemion ornament to front. Front of main shaft has small raised plaque at top: 'Our Glorious Dead', long raised plaque with names of fallen, the lower edge curved over high-relief carved wreath. Sides have raised channelled pilasters terminated at caps just below cornice level. Plinth has rebated angles, sides carrying coved bases on bull-nose mouldings to the pilasters. Front inscribed plaque: 'Lest we forget...'. Stepped base of 3 concrete steps.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-designed war memorial prominently set in the Conservation Area.

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