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Latitude: 53.111 / 53°6'39"N
Longitude: -4.2057 / 4°12'20"W
OS Eastings: 252457
OS Northings: 359368
OS Grid: SH524593
Mapcode National: GBR 5L.84TB
Mapcode Global: WH54S.C2JB
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 21 July 1999
Last Amended: 21 July 1999
Source ID: 22034
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Situated on the north-east side of the main road (A 4085) running through Waunfawr a little to the south-east of the T-junction with the road leading to the village school.
Built-Up Area: Waunfawr
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built in the 1920s to commemorate the men of Waunfawr who fought and died in the First World War.
Ashlar obelisk standing on square stone plinth with flight of 7 steps to front, the whole on a paved base with a low wall and iron gates and railings to front. The obelisk itself is of rectangular section with moulded plinth and shallow pyramidal top surmounted by a cross and flanking mortar shells. Immediately below the cross are the usual metal poppy wreath surmounted by 2 demi-figures of service men and below again the inscription "EV/ HABERTH/ UCHAF/ YN Y/ RHYFEL/ MAWR/ MCMXIV". The names of the fallen are commemorated on a rectangular brass plate set in a pedimented panel to the obelisk's plinth, with below a smaller plate to those who died in the Second World War.
Included as a well-designed First World War Memorial occupying a prominent position in the village street scene.
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