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Latitude: 51.5913 / 51°35'28"N
Longitude: -2.99 / 2°59'24"W
OS Eastings: 331513
OS Northings: 188511
OS Grid: ST315885
Mapcode National: GBR J6.BSR1
Mapcode Global: VH7BD.485G
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 25 March 2002
Last Amended: 25 March 2002
Source ID: 26240
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Standing at the E end of Clarence Place on an island at the centre of a major junction, with main roads leading N, S E and W.
Built-Up Area: Newport
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Designed by Cyril Bates and Colin Jones who won the competion in 1922; based on the Lutyens cenotaph in Whitehall. Constructed by H Davis and Sons at a cost of c £3000, foundation stone laid 1923 and unveiled by Lord Tredegar.
Large cenotaph war memorial in pale limestone. Comprises a granite base, tiered plinth, long rectangular tapering slab, each side panel breaking forward, and tiered entablature. Simple engraved inscriptions to the dead of the two World Wars on E and S face, surmounted by wreaths.
Listed as a war memorial of national significance to Wales in a prominent position within the major town of Newport. Group value with other listed buildings in Clarence Place.
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