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Latitude: 51.516 / 51°30'57"N
Longitude: -3.2251 / 3°13'30"W
OS Eastings: 315085
OS Northings: 180388
OS Grid: ST150803
Mapcode National: GBR K56.TH
Mapcode Global: VH6F6.15V5
Entry Name: Whitchurch War Memorial
Listing Date: 31 May 2002
Last Amended: 31 May 2002
Source ID: 26714
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: In the garden outside Whitchurch Library.
Community: Whitchurch (Yr Eglwys Newydd)
Built-Up Area: Cardiff
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Erection date uncertain, but probably early 1920s.
Granite obelisk on a plinth and standing on five square diminishing granite steps. The obelisk carries on the front an inscription 'IN PROUD & HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WHITCHURCH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 SEMPER FIDELIS 1030-1945', and on the sides and rear the names of the fallen. The obelisk is surmounted by the bronze figure of an infantryman standing with reversed arms.
Included as a good memorial from WWI having group value with the adjacent Whitchurch Library.
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