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War Memorial in Llangathen Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangathen, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8797 / 51°52'46"N

Longitude: -4.0579 / 4°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 258443

OS Northings: 222128

OS Grid: SN584221

Mapcode National: GBR DS.RQ36

Mapcode Global: VH4J2.M03V

Entry Name: War Memorial in Llangathen Churchyard

Listing Date: 30 January 2003

Last Amended: 30 January 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80856

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: On the SW side of the church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llangathen

Community: Llangathen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Probably erected in the 1920s.


A Celtic cross style freestone memorial on a stepped plinth. The upper step of the plinth has ''''''''gwell angau na chywilydd'''''''' in raised letters. The square base has a roll call of the dead from the 1914-18 war in raised black letters to the E and N sides, and added similar roll call to the 1939-45 war on the W side. The cross has ropework edge moulding, a wreath and sword below interlace panels, all in shallow relief, to the E face of the shaft, and a wheel-headed cross.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-detailed war memorial and for group value with the parish church.

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