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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.2213 / 53°13'16"N

Longitude: -4.2091 / 4°12'32"W

OS Eastings: 252608

OS Northings: 371635

OS Grid: SH526716

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.140C

Mapcode Global: WH546.99XB

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 21 April 1998

Last Amended: 21 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19662

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In a prominent location in the centre of the village, at the edge of the car park of James Pringles, S side of Holyhead Road.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

Community: Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll

Community: Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll

Locality: Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

Built-Up Area: Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll

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War memorial, probably c.1920.


A columnary Cenotaph of ashlar limestone masonry in austere Classical style. The memorial is square in plan with a moulded plinth and stepped top. Each face has an advanced panel containing a clock in the upper part with moulded hood and carved head stops and an inset bronze tablet in the lower part inscribed with the names of the men of the parish who lost their lives in the 1914 - 1918 and 1939 - 1945 World Wars. The NW panel has a plain incised cross.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a Cenotaph in the Classical style, prominently sited and forming part of the townscape of Llanfairpwll.

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