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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.97 / 52°58'12"N

Longitude: -2.9354 / 2°56'7"W

OS Eastings: 337280

OS Northings: 341814

OS Grid: SJ372418

Mapcode National: GBR 78.JTQS

Mapcode Global: WH89C.WLDZ

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14436

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Set back from the pavement opposite the church.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

War Memorial, erected by public subscription 1921-2. Red sandstone ashlar with bronze inscription plates. Short pylon on chamfered base raised on stepped plinth. Pylon has low relief laurel wreath as emblem and laurel-leaf frieze, and the inscription plates are carried on the base.

A good example of memorial sculpture, which forms part of an important group of buildings in the conservation area.

Reference: File of correspondence relating to War Memorial, Clwyd County Record Office (FC/C/6/569).

Exterior

War Memorial, erected by public subscription 1921-22. Red sandstone ashlar with bronze inscription plates Short pylon on chamfered base raised on stepped plinth. Pylon has low relief laurel wreath as emblem and laurel-leaf freize, and the inscription plates are carried on the base.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of memorial sculpture, which forms part of an important group of buildings in the conservation area.

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