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The War Memorial, Marros

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwyscummin (Eglwys Gymyn), Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7506 / 51°45'2"N

Longitude: -4.5981 / 4°35'53"W

OS Eastings: 220757

OS Northings: 208964

OS Grid: SN207089

Mapcode National: GBR GH.HTBX

Mapcode Global: VH2PG.8819

Plus Code: 9C3QQC22+7Q

Entry Name: The War Memorial, Marros

Listing Date: 12 January 2001

Last Amended: 12 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24497

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated just E of the Church of Saint Lawrence, S of minor road from Pendine to Amroth, approximately 3km W of Pendine.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Eglwyscummin (Eglwys Gymyn)

Community: Eglwyscummin

Locality: Marros

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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War Memorial of 1930 in the form of a neolithic dolmen, all of limestone from Marros Mountain.


War Memorial, rock-faced limestone, of two big uprights and a lintel on a stone-paved platform approached by 4 curving stone steps from the N. The steps splay out each side and the sides a of the platform are revetted with rough-hewn stone blocks placed one next to the other, those flanking the steps ascending in height, the platform with taller stones at the 4 corners. On the lintel and both uprights are bronze plaques with 'The Great War 1914-1918' and the names of those who served and those who died.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusual war memorial, of group value with the parish church.

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