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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.8131 / 51°48'47"N

Longitude: -2.7112 / 2°42'40"W

OS Eastings: 351069

OS Northings: 212955

OS Grid: SO510129

Mapcode National: GBR FL.WVH8

Mapcode Global: VH86T.YPKG

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 10 August 2005

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85239

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Within a railed, grassy enclosure in the centre of St. James's Square. The memorial faces NE.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)

Community: Monmouth

Built-Up Area: Monmouth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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The Memorial was erected in 1921, designed by Reginald Harding and carved by W Clarke of Llandaff. There are contemporary metal railings surrounding the grassed enclosure.


Granite, Portland stone and bronze. Plinth of square granite step on granite base. Two rock faced Portland stone steps carry a diminishing rock faced cenotaph, which carries bronze plaques with the names of the fallen on the front face. The whole is crowned by a statue of an 'at ease' infantryman in field-dress and steel helmet.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a war memorial close to Monmouth town centre.

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