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Latitude: 52.3005 / 52°18'1"N
Longitude: -3.5103 / 3°30'37"W
OS Eastings: 297109
OS Northings: 268005
OS Grid: SN971680
Mapcode National: GBR 9J.X2F4
Mapcode Global: VH5CQ.3FLS
Entry Name: Clock Tower
Listing Date: 31 July 1995
Last Amended: 31 July 1995
Source ID: 16186
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: At main crossroads of town.
Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)
Built-Up Area: Rhayader
Traditional County: Radnorshire
War Memorial clock tower. By B Lloyd, architect, 1924.
Free classical style; square plan; mainly bathstone with grey-brown stone tower walls, dark stone plinth. Pavilion roof with small gothic-arched louvres bears cross. Upper part has tapering tower with bathstone quoins and cornice; clock to each face. Lower part has engaged Doric columns to corners and open pediments containing figures supported on cornices above inscribed panels recording names of fallen in two World Wars. Figures include soldier (to W), winged female figures (Peace?), and Welsh Dragon defeating German Eagle (to E).
Striking monument on key site in town centre.
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