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St Athan War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Athan, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3986 / 51°23'55"N

Longitude: -3.4134 / 3°24'48"W

OS Eastings: 301767

OS Northings: 167571

OS Grid: ST017675

Mapcode National: GBR HM.R240

Mapcode Global: VH6FN.S39M

Entry Name: St Athan War Memorial

Listing Date: 3 September 2004

Last Amended: 3 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83126

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: At the junction of the B4285 and Gileston Road.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Barry

Community: St. Athan (Sain Tathan)

Community: St. Athan

Locality: St Athan

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

c1920 memorial to WWI.

Exterior

Portland stone ashlar. Memorial in the shape of a square pillar on a moulded base standing on three stone steps and a stone plat. The pillar has entasis and rises to a dentil cornice and moulded projecting capping which carries a ball on a swept peak. The south face to the road has an arched tabernacle with an inscription to the fallen of both World Wars and the wording 'THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THE PARISHES OF ST. ATHAN, FLEMINGSTONE, GILESTON AND EGLWYSBREWIS'. Below the taberbnacle there is an inscription in Welsh. The steps are surrounded by a square of late C20 steel railings.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a well designed war memorial in a prominent location.

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