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Village War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandyfriog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0498 / 52°2'59"N

Longitude: -4.3987 / 4°23'55"W

OS Eastings: 235610

OS Northings: 241756

OS Grid: SN356417

Mapcode National: GBR DB.F3KN

Mapcode Global: VH3KG.PRX0

Entry Name: Village War Memorial

Listing Date: 4 June 1996

Last Amended: 4 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17597

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Prominent village site on steep bank, S of A475.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llandyfriog (Llandyfrïog)

Community: Llandyfriog

Locality: Aberbanc

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

First World War Memorial, erected in 1923 and executed by E J Jones of Glynarthen.

Exterior

Tall polished black granite pedestal with inscriptions to S, E and W sides, moulded cornice; stepped base of grey granite. Carved white marble figure of a soldier upon pedestal with reversed rifle.

Low stepped base with cast iron rail around memorial. The whole stands on a tapering base of rock-faced sandstone.

On the S side is a pair of low rock-faced sandstone piers with cemented copings. Dwarf wall between with simple cast iron railing incorporating central gate.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a prominent and impressive War Memorial in attractive village setting.

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