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War Memorial at Monmouth Boys School

A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8115 / 51°48'41"N

Longitude: -2.7117 / 2°42'42"W

OS Eastings: 351029

OS Northings: 212784

OS Grid: SO510127

Mapcode National: GBR FL.X1YY

Mapcode Global: VH86T.YQ8N

Entry Name: War Memorial at Monmouth Boys School

Listing Date: 10 August 2005

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85009

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In a group in between the town centre and the River Wye in the internal quadrangle of Monmouth School.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)

Community: Monmouth

Built-Up Area: Monmouth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

c1920 and erected as a memorial to the fallen of WWI.

Exterior

Constructed of grey Cornish granite and designed as a combination of a late medieval preaching cross and an Elizabethan sundial. Three square diminishing steps carry a plinth inscribed with the names of the fallen, This has a flat coping and a square socket stone also inscribed. A circular shaft with base mould and cap carries a panelled block like a sundial. This also has a coping and is capped by a pyramid, a ball and a cross.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a War Memorial in the Monmouth town centre and for its additional historic interest as a part of an important town grammar school.

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