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Latitude: 51.6693 / 51°40'9"N
Longitude: -4.0452 / 4°2'42"W
OS Eastings: 258664
OS Northings: 198707
OS Grid: SS586987
Mapcode National: GBR GW.8WLK
Mapcode Global: VH4K1.T9VN
Entry Name: War Memorial in grounds of Church of Saint Catherine
Listing Date: 26 March 2002
Last Amended: 26 March 2002
Source ID: 26261
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Situated in the SE corner of the churchyard of the Church of Saint Catherine at the junction of Alexandra Road and Princess Street.
Built-Up Area: Gorseinon
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Celtic cross war memorial of 1922 erected to the memory of the fallen of 1914-18, the gift of the Lewis family, owners of the tin works at Gorseinon. The cross was said to be the largest in Wales.
War memorial, tall granite monolith Celtic cross with Celtic interlace and ropemould decoration standing on tapered rock-faced granite plinth with inscription. Square granite base and two steps up.
Included for its special interest as a well-designed First World War memorial, a Celtic cross of unusual scale.
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