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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Undy, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5798 / 51°34'47"N

Longitude: -2.8311 / 2°49'52"W

OS Eastings: 342505

OS Northings: 187094

OS Grid: ST425870

Mapcode National: GBR JD.CQL6

Mapcode Global: VH7BG.WK59

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 31 May 1995

Last Amended: 31 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16065

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated in the centre of Magor Square.

County: Monmouthshire

Community: Magor with Undy (Magwyr gyda Gwndy)

Community: Magor with Undy

Locality: Magor

Built-Up Area: Undy

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

War Memorial to the dead of two world wars from Magor, Llandevenny, Bishton, Redwick, Llandevaud, Penhow and St Brides. West side incorporates bronze medallion of David Thomas First Viscount Rhondda 1856-1918 by Allan G Wyon.

Exterior

Of fine jointed sandstone ashlar. Four sided with 4 moulded gables/pediments each engraved with a crest: the Red Dragon, the Welch, the Royal Arms, the Welsh Arms. Gables have heavy coping, are swept at base to form waterspouts and are supported by square attached piers; a heavily ridged stone roof surmounted by an unmoulded stone cross. Inscription panels are in deep recesses with splayed reveals approached by 3 steps, with ground plan of a 4 apsed rectangle flush with surround.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-designed War Memorial which is of substantial local interest and is the focal point of Magor Square.

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