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Cenotaph

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3086 / 53°18'31"N

Longitude: -4.6329 / 4°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 224675

OS Northings: 382311

OS Grid: SH246823

Mapcode National: GBR GMYY.LL9

Mapcode Global: WH31B.T31C

Entry Name: Cenotaph

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14749

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Opposite Victoria Terrace.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)

Community: Holyhead

Built-Up Area: Holyhead

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

War memorial in Cornish granite. Unveiled 15 September 1923; by L F Roslyn, following style of Lutyens’ Whitehall Cenotaph but with addition of bronze reliefs.

Exterior

Tomb chest set on tall pylon based on stepped plinth. Tomb chest has inscriptions on broad sides, and bronze wreaths on narrow sides. Below, narrow sides have bronze reliefs of soldier and sailor (signed L F Roslyn 1920); broad sides have bronze sword flanked by bronze plates recording names of fallen in Great War. Added tablets on narrow sides of base record names of fallen in Second World War, and Falklands, 1982; broad sides have Welsh and English inscriptions in bronze lettering.

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