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Latitude: 51.808 / 51°48'28"N
Longitude: -3.8685 / 3°52'6"W
OS Eastings: 271273
OS Northings: 213801
OS Grid: SN712138
Mapcode National: GBR Y1.X92Q
Mapcode Global: VH4JC.WTQC
Entry Name: Brynamman War Memorial
Listing Date: 2 August 2002
Last Amended: 2 August 2002
Source ID: 26819
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: Situated in Lower Brynamman on the SE side of Amman Road just S of the road bridge over the Afon Aman.
County: Neath Port Talbot
Community: Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen (Gwauncaegurwen)
Locality: Lower Brynamman
Built-Up Area: Brynamman
Traditional County: Glamorgan
War memorial, c1922 to the men of Brynamman and Lower Brynamman killed in the Great War. The memorial stands on a raised platform reached by flight of broad steps, and is enclosed by whitewashed rendered walls and railings with tall whitewashed piers.
War Memorial, polished pale grey granite cenotaph with darker grey granite plaques. Two steps, two-step plinth with ogee top moulding, tall pedestal with inset large front plaque and moulded cornice with frieze above. Top sarcophagus with plinth, raised plaque to front, cornice and pyramid capstone. Sarcophagus has '1914-1918 Rhag anghofio o honon' inscribed. Main plaque has 'Cofeb serch ardalwyr Brynamman iw bechgyn a gollod eu bywyd yn y Rhyfel Mawr' above two columns of names.
Included as a well-designed First World War memorial in a prominent location.
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