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Llanwddyn War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwddyn, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7611 / 52°45'40"N

Longitude: -3.4512 / 3°27'4"W

OS Eastings: 302168

OS Northings: 319158

OS Grid: SJ021191

Mapcode National: GBR 6L.Z250

Mapcode Global: WH67T.YVQM

Entry Name: Llanwddyn War Memorial

Listing Date: 26 February 2003

Last Amended: 26 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80918

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: To the north side of the road from Abertridwr to Lake Vyrnwy, near the side road to St Wddyn's church.

County: Powys

Community: Llanwddyn

Community: Llanwddyn

Locality: Cynon-isaf

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

A memorial set up after the Great War.

Exterior

A war memorial to the fallen of this parish in the Great War, in the form of a Celtic Cross with interlace pattern on the face and a slightly tapering shaft, standing on a die upon which the names of the deceased are carved. Additional names commemorate those lost from this parish in the Second World War.

The cross stands at the centre of a semicircular recess in the bank at the roadside, with a paved surround, a drystone retaining wall at rear and protective railings and gates at front.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with the other listed buildings of Llanwddyn village.

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