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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Beulah, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0816 / 52°4'53"N

Longitude: -4.5446 / 4°32'40"W

OS Eastings: 225733

OS Northings: 245638

OS Grid: SN257456

Mapcode National: GBR D4.C3D4

Mapcode Global: VH2MR.5YS3

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 15 March 1996

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17965

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated at Neuadd Cross crossroads on N side of B4570.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Beulah

Community: Beulah

Locality: Neuadd Cross

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

1920s War Memorial to men of Llandygwydd killed in First World War, with additional names from Second World War.

Exterior

Yellow limestone, possibly Doulting. Tall Celtic cross on stepped base. Three hexagonal steps, affixed slate plaques with names of 25 men, including Sir Edward Webley-Parry-Pryse Bt of Noyadd Trefawr. Cross has octagonal base with finely lettered front inscription `To the glory of God and in proud and grateful memory of the men from this parish who laid down their lives for their country in the Great War 1914-18 Gwell angau na chiy wilydd'. Rear has `1939-1945' incised. Base is broached to octagonal with curved bosses on four angles. Slim cross above, square base broached to octagonal tapering shaft, the cross with trefoil ends to arms and encircled.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good example of a village war memorial. There is some similarity to Pembroke Dock war memorial, 1921, by J. Coates Carter.

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