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DUNRAVEN PLACE WAR MEMORIAL

Site Details



NPRN 32764

Map Reference SS97NW

Grid Reference SS90477984

Unitary (Local) Authority Bridgend

Old County Glamorgan

Community Bridgend

Type of Site WAR MEMORIAL

Broad Class COMMEMORATIVE

Period 20th Century

Site Description War memorial located on an island site in Dunraven Square, and enclosed behind iron railings. It was designed by Walter Crook and sculpted by Messrs H H Martyn and Co Ltd of Cheltenham, unveiled 11 November 1921.
Made of Portland stone, the monument is a tapering obelisk with the figure of Britannia below emblems of sacrifice and victory; swept out cornice above channelled square pedestal with shields over copper First World War commemorative tablets in architraves; decorative band below, Second World War tablet added; the whole on stepped circular base. On the upper step added commemorative tablets to the fallen of the Falklands, Afghan and Iraq wars. (Cadw Listing database)

RCAHMW, 15 January 2014

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