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Llandissilio War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandissilio, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8611 / 51°51'39"N

Longitude: -4.7297 / 4°43'46"W

OS Eastings: 212135

OS Northings: 221577

OS Grid: SN121215

Mapcode National: GBR CW.SZFT

Mapcode Global: VH2NS.YHZ4

Entry Name: Llandissilio War Memorial

Listing Date: 15 July 2004

Last Amended: 15 July 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82947

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In a prominent position on the E side of the main road through Llandissilio.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Clynderwen

Community: Llandissilio West (Gorllewin Llandysilio)

Community: Llandissilio West

Locality: Llandissilio

Built-Up Area: Llandissilio

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

War memorial, erected c. 1920, to men of the parish killed in the Great War. Later additions for the Second World War.

Exterior

War Memorial, grey granite Celtic cross with interlace decoration, the granite polished to a dark grey for five spheres in the cross head and raised borders. Large curved-sided tapering pedestal, with memorial inscriptions, polished apart from the rebated borders, on square plinth with polished sloping sides. Inscriptions on front read 'COGONIANT YN Y CORUCHAF, ODUW', 'TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS', '1914-1918', '1939-1945' and 'DROS DUW, DROS FRENIN, DROS WLAD'. Five names are inscribed on the right side and five names on the left side.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-detailed Celtic Revival cross and for historical interest as a Great War memorial.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of Saint Tysilio
    Situated in the centre of the churchyard on the S side of Heol-y-llan some 150m W of the A478 through Llandissilio.
  • II Pontbren-ddu
    Approximately 0.7km NE of Llandissilio, reached by farm road through Bush Farm on the E side of the A478.
  • II Cottage by Nant-y-ffin Hotel
    On the S side of Llandissilio by the roadside in front of the Nant-y-ffin Hotel.

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