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Blackmill War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackmill, Bridgend

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5691 / 51°34'8"N

Longitude: -3.5395 / 3°32'22"W

OS Eastings: 293397

OS Northings: 186707

OS Grid: SS933867

Mapcode National: GBR HG.D6F1

Mapcode Global: VH5H5.LTNG

Entry Name: Blackmill War Memorial

Listing Date: 28 July 1997

Last Amended: 28 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18606

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Located at the cross roads at the centre of the hamlet, where the road dips and crosses the Ogmore River.

County: Bridgend

Town: Ogmore Valley

Community: Ogmore Valley (Cwm Ogwr)

Community: Ogmore Valley

Locality: Blackmill

Built-Up Area: Blackmill

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Erected following the 1914-1918 war to commemorate local men killed in action.

Exterior

Built in mixed coloured granites and raised on 2 sandstone steps. A monument in Gothic style, with a gabled lower section with corner columns, standing on a mutiple moulded base. Etched granite scrollwork in the open gables over the columns. Above, the monument is reduced to an octagonal panelled section with a leaf enriched capital, on which stands the tapering octagonal shaft, rising to a terminal fleur. The monument is not signed, and the original cast iron railings have been replaced in March 1997 with steel.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well designed and sculpted war memorial.

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