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The War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llwchwr, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6646 / 51°39'52"N

Longitude: -4.0668 / 4°4'0"W

OS Eastings: 257151

OS Northings: 198224

OS Grid: SS571982

Mapcode National: GBR GV.T3CT

Mapcode Global: VH4K1.GFC8

Entry Name: The War Memorial

Listing Date: 6 August 2002

Last Amended: 6 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26850

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Sitauted in the centre of a small roundabout at the junction of Glebe Road and Corporation Road.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Llwchwr

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

War Memorial of c1925, a polished granite column with glass globe, presumably originally illuminated.

Exterior

War Memorial, polished granite column on pedestal raised on 2 steps. Bottom step has small octagonal obelisk at each corner. Pedestal has ogee moulded base with front rectangular plaque marked 1914- 1918. Pedestal has raised panel each face and affixed bronze roundel: front roundel marked 'In memory of our glorious dead', side roundels with Prince of Wales feathers and Welsh dragon, rear roundel with arms of Loughor. Column has moulded base and cap and bronze wreath affixed. On top is a glass globe held in a metal ring with spearhead finial.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-designed First World War memorial in a prominent location.

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