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Boer War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1429 / 53°8'34"N

Longitude: -4.2707 / 4°16'14"W

OS Eastings: 248222

OS Northings: 363045

OS Grid: SH482630

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.6115

Mapcode Global: WH43F.C8LF

Entry Name: Boer War Memorial

Listing Date: 3 May 2002

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26625

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Prominently sited on Twthill, overlooking the town.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Locality: Twthill

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Erected in the early C20 by Hugh Jones, mason of Caernarfon (inscribed on base), and first shown on the 1918 Ordnance Survey.


A memorial in the style of a Celtic cross. It has a stepped granite base, the lower part of rock-faced stone, while the upper part tapers and has polished inscription panels. A tall tapering cross shaft has a wheel-headed cross decorated with interlace ornament in relief.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its social-historical interest and as a simple Celtic revival design in a prominent position.

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