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ABERCARN WAR MEMORIAL, MARKET SQUARE
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 08562g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Abercarn Unitary authority : Caerphilly NGR : ST21609495 Site Type (preferred type first) : Modern War memorial Status : listed building II
Summary : A War Memorial located at the historic centre of Abercarn village, a cenotaph of white stone commemorates the dead of the First World War.
Description : A War Memorial located at the historic centre of Abercarn village, a cenotaph of white stone commemorates the dead of the First World War. (01)
A memorial designed by J.H. Highley and unveiled in 1923. The memoriaol consists of a female figure holding a wreath of laurels and blowing a trumpet with the words "Gwell Angau Na Chywilydd" (Better Death than Dishonour). (Crawford 2014).
01/Pm List/Cadw 2001/Buildings of special architectural or historic interest/Abercarn, Caerphilly (part)
Events : E004823 : First World War Scoping Study Glamorgan and Gwent (year : 2014)