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Latitude: 51.8115 / 51°48'41"N
Longitude: -2.7117 / 2°42'42"W
OS Eastings: 351029
OS Northings: 212784
OS Grid: SO510127
Mapcode National: GBR FL.X1YY
Mapcode Global: VH86T.YQ8N
Entry Name: War Memorial at Monmouth Boys School
Listing Date: 10 August 2005
Last Amended: 10 August 2005
Source ID: 85009
Building Class: Commemorative
Location: In a group in between the town centre and the River Wye in the internal quadrangle of Monmouth School.
Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)
Built-Up Area: Monmouth
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
c1920 and erected as a memorial to the fallen of WWI.
Constructed of grey Cornish granite and designed as a combination of a late medieval preaching cross and an Elizabethan sundial. Three square diminishing steps carry a plinth inscribed with the names of the fallen, This has a flat coping and a square socket stone also inscribed. A circular shaft with base mould and cap carries a panelled block like a sundial. This also has a coping and is capped by a pyramid, a ball and a cross.
Included as a War Memorial in the Monmouth town centre and for its additional historic interest as a part of an important town grammar school.
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