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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwenog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0908 / 52°5'26"N

Longitude: -4.1881 / 4°11'17"W

OS Eastings: 250193

OS Northings: 245866

OS Grid: SN501458

Mapcode National: GBR DM.BFTG

Mapcode Global: VH3KD.CQ91

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18371

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated in Drefach village, on S side of A 475.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanwenog

Community: Llanwenog

Locality: Drefach

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

War memorial of c1922 probably made by E. Jones of Llanybydder. Similar to those at Aberbanc, Cribyn, Ceredigion and Pencader Carmarthenshire

Exterior

White marble statue of soldier at ease with rifle by right side and left leg slightly raised on cannon. Standing on bi-colour granite tall pedestal. Grey plinth, two-step with moulded top and affixed pink granite 1939-45 memorial plaques. Battered pink granite shaft with inscription to front and names to sides and big grey granite corniced cap chamfered back to square plinth for statue.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for special historical interest.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milestone on A475 E of Drefach
    Situated on the S side of the A475, approximately 900m E of Drefach village centre.
  • I St Gwenog Church
    Situated on E side of minor lane connecting B4338 and A475 some 750m WSW of Drefach.
  • II* Rhiwson Uchaf house-and-byre
    Situated some 600m NNE of Drefach, reached by minor lane running NNE of B4338, and down drive from right angle bend at Rhiwson Isaf.

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