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War Memorial in churchyard of St James, Rudry

A Grade II Listed Building in Rudry, Caerphilly

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Latitude: 51.5721 / 51°34'19"N

Longitude: -3.1655 / 3°9'55"W

OS Eastings: 319319

OS Northings: 186562

OS Grid: ST193865

Mapcode National: GBR HY.D4H7

Mapcode Global: VH6DV.2RV5

Plus Code: 9C3RHRCM+VQ

Entry Name: War Memorial in churchyard of St James, Rudry

Listing Date: 5 March 1999

Last Amended: 5 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21442

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In the churchyard on the N side of the nave of St James' Church facing a minor road.

County: Caerphilly

Community: Rudry (Rhydri)

Community: Rudry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Celtic-cross style war memorial of polished granite on a stepped plinth. Above the plinth the square base has tapering sides and a ramped top. The shaft is tapered and has a ring-headed cross. The cross has interlace ornament in relief. The legend engraved in the shaft and base in black-painted letters commemorates the dead of the 1914-18 war, with the names of the 1939-45 war dead added to the side of the base.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its local historical interest and for group value with the church and other associated listed items in the churchyard.

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