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AMMANFORD WAR MEMORIAL PARK GATES

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NPRN 419458

Map Reference SN61SW

Grid Reference SN62731247

Unitary (Local) Authority Carmarthenshire

Old County Carmarthenshire

Community Ammanford

Type of Site WAR MEMORIAL

Broad Class COMMEMORATIVE

Period 20th Century

Site Description Entry Gates and Piers to Ammanford Park. Situated on Iscennen Road opposite the south end of Talbot Road. Circa 1925 War Memorial gates, substantially reconstructed c.1982. Four tall stucco corniced piers, the inner pair with openwork iron lampstands (marked 'Revo, Tipton') and lamps, serpentine low connecting walls with iron railings. Pair of large iron gates, ramped up to centre, with infilled middle rail embossed 'Memorial Avenue'. (Cadw listing)
On the south-west (right-hand) gate pier are attached plaques commemorating those who fell in the First World War with names listed. Similar plaques commemorating the dead of the Second World War are attached to the north-east (left-hand) gate pier.

David Leighton, RCAHMW, 14 October 2014

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