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A Grade II Listed Building in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4364 / 51°26'10"N

Longitude: -3.1704 / 3°10'13"W

OS Eastings: 318742

OS Northings: 171470

OS Grid: ST187714

Mapcode National: GBR HY.NP8M

Mapcode Global: VH6FM.0596

Plus Code: 9C3RCRPH+HR

Entry Name: Cenotaph

Listing Date: 21 January 1993

Last Amended: 21 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13340

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In prominent position on high crest of park overlooking sea.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Penarth

Community: Penarth

Built-Up Area: Penarth

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Cenotaph War memorial Sculpture

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Designed by Sir W Goscombe John RA; unveiled on Armistice Day, 11 November 1924.


White granite stepped obelisk set on shallow mound with inset steps.

Face of obelisk towards sea has (set on ship's prow) bronze statue of Winged Victory bearing sword and laurel wreath. Inscription below 'In grateful memory of the Men of Penarth who died for their country in The Great War 1914 1918 also 1939 1945'. Sides of obelisk bear inscribed names of men and women lost in both World Wars.

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