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Latitude: 51.6479 / 51°38'52"N
Longitude: -3.1344 / 3°8'3"W
OS Eastings: 321607
OS Northings: 194950
OS Grid: ST216949
Mapcode National: GBR J0.7D8T
Mapcode Global: VH6DG.MVB3
Entry Name: Abercarn War Memorial
Listing Date: 17 December 1998
Last Amended: 17 December 1998
Source ID: 20996
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: In the centre of Abercarn Village, just E of the main thoroughfare, within a rectangular enclosed, part paved, public garden.
Built-Up Area: Abercarn
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
A cenotaph to the dead of Abercarn of the First World War 1914-18 with a plaque added to commemorate those fallen in the Second World War 1939-45. The site is the former Market Square, the historic centre of the village.
Cenotaph of white stone stands on a base of 3 granite steps. Two-tier plinth and base with bronze plaque in a decorative frame. Above is the tapering pier with bronze wreath and Welsh inscription terminating in a cornice moulding. On top stands a bronze female figure in flowing drapery carrying a wreath and blowing a trumpet. At base to rear the added plaque.
Listed as a prominent war memorial of historic interest.
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