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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Glantwymyn, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6403 / 52°38'24"N

Longitude: -3.7168 / 3°43'0"W

OS Eastings: 283925

OS Northings: 306108

OS Grid: SH839061

Mapcode National: GBR 97.6RKC

Mapcode Global: WH688.WW8S

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 5 August 2004

Last Amended: 5 August 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83047

Location: Bordering the main road and in front of the former school house.

County: Powys

Community: Glantwymyn

Community: Glantwymyn

Locality: Cemmaes

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Celtic-style war memorial of roughly-hewn marble with wheel-headed cross bearing inter-lace work in relief. On a 2-tier base, polished to front, the main upper section trapezoidal and listing those who fell in the Great War (1914-18). The lower section lists those who fell in World War II (1939-45). It is on a large 3-tier plinth, the lowest of concrete, those above of stone.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its social-historical interest as a Celtic-revival style memorial, in a prominent position in the village.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bryn Hyfryd
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.
  • II Arfryn
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.
  • II Hendre
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.
  • II Brithonfa
    Set back from the main road 0.4km S of the church, its S gable end bordering a narrow lane.
  • II Gorffwysfa including attached railings
    Set back slightly from the main road and immediately S of the entrance to the churchyard.
  • II Church of St Tydecho
    Set in a roughly circular churchyard at the N end of the village.
  • II Glan-afon
    Located immediately N of the churchyard, and reached from a driveway which curves round from the N l
  • II Pig Sty at Tan y ffordd
    Located in the garden to the N of Tan y ffordd.

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