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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansannan, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1787 / 53°10'43"N

Longitude: -3.5971 / 3°35'49"W

OS Eastings: 293355

OS Northings: 365810

OS Grid: SH933658

Mapcode National: GBR 6D.3NPT

Mapcode Global: WH65T.QC8H

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 21 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22061

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Set back slightly from the N side of the A544 and directly in front of the porch of the Surgery, one of a terrace of cottages in the centre of the village of Llansannan.

County: Conwy

Community: Llansannan

Community: Llansannan

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

First World War memorial; erected in the 1920's to commemorate the men of the parish who lost their lives in the 1914-1918 War.

Exterior

Austere memorial comprising of a limestone obelisk on a plinth, carved with an inscription to the men of the parish who died in the war of 1914-1918; set upon a tall limestone chest with recessed panels to each side, the front panel with a painted brass memorial plate bearing the names of the men of the parish who lost their lives in the First world war. The memorial is set upon a shallow limestone base and is enclosed within a small area to the front of the Surgery, each side has short railings with fleur de lys finials.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a simple early C20 War Memorial which forms part of a group with the adjacent terrace at the centre of the village.

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