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War Memorial in churchyard at Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6608 / 52°39'39"N

Longitude: -3.1466 / 3°8'47"W

OS Eastings: 322545

OS Northings: 307631

OS Grid: SJ225076

Mapcode National: GBR B0.5FYX

Mapcode Global: WH79P.MCTZ

Plus Code: 9C4RMV63+89

Entry Name: War Memorial in churchyard at Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16642

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: At the head of the steps which are the main entrance to the Churchyard from Church Bank.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Built-Up Area: Welshpool

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Designed in 1921 by Aston Webb; erected by public subscription in 1923. Red sandstone ashlar. A tapering rectangular shaft surmounted by a tabernacle with relief carvings of local saints is set over low quadrant walls, which have inscriptions in raised lettering on their outer face, inscribed lettering on their inner face, and slate memorial slabs attached to the inner face (apparently superimposed to renew earlier inscriptions).

A fine example of a war memorial which forms a prominent feature in the townscape and at the approach to the church.

Reference: Welshpool War Memorial, bound material including original appeal document, Newtown Public Library.

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