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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Merlin's Bridge, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7905 / 51°47'25"N

Longitude: -4.9785 / 4°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 194682

OS Northings: 214407

OS Grid: SM946144

Mapcode National: GBR CK.YHS4

Mapcode Global: VH1RL.N8F6

Plus Code: 9C3QQ2RC+6H

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 11 March 2004

Last Amended: 11 March 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82636

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: On the E side of the A4076 at the end of Magdalen Street.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Merlin's Bridge

Community: Merlin's Bridge

Built-Up Area: Haverfordwest

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

War memorial of c. 1920, made by Edwards and Lewis of Haverfordwest and similar to the one at Neyland.

Exterior

War memorial, white marble truncated short obelisk with draped top. Carved relief at foot of oak leaves and broken cannon extending onto coved plinth. Set on square pedestal itself on coved plinth on square base. Inscription on front of shaft reads 'IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF MERLINS BRIDGE AND DISTRICT WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR' followed by 8 names and 'GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS'. On the left side is '1939 - 1945', 'WORLD WAR II' AND 3 names.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a marble war memorial of historical interest.

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