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The War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawarden, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1849 / 53°11'5"N

Longitude: -3.0272 / 3°1'38"W

OS Eastings: 331453

OS Northings: 365809

OS Grid: SJ314658

Mapcode National: GBR 74.39ET

Mapcode Global: WH88C.G6PP

Entry Name: The War Memorial

Listing Date: 16 November 1994

Last Amended: 16 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15094

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Prominently situated at the junction of Gladstone Way and the Highway, facing E.

County: Flintshire

Community: Hawarden (Penarl√Ęg)

Community: Hawarden

Built-Up Area: Sandycroft

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

1919-20, by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott of London. A large sandstone obelisk with gabled apex. Beneath this an ogee-headed, moulded niche with crocketted finial and flanking decorative pilasters.
Within, a sculpted figure of Christ on the Cross. Moulded base and low, coped walls infront of monument, the rear wall of which, flanking the obelisk, bears the names of those fallen in the Great War. Inscribed on base of Obelisk: "Gilbert G Scott ARA Architect." Later inset tablets recording the names of those fallen in the Second World War. Returned steps up to enclosure.

Reasons for Listing

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