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War Memorial, Orb Works, Newport

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 09215g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Liswerry
Unitary authority : Newport
NGR : ST3284886832
Site Type (preferred type first) : Modern war memorial
Status :

Summary :
A war memorial to the employees of the Orb Works, Newport and the company's Wolverhampton Works who were lost during the First and Second World Wars. A square memorial faced with ashlared stone, raised on plain steps, topped with a moulded plinth and cornice.

Description :
A war memorial to the employees of the Orb Works, Newport and the company's Wolverhampton Works who were lost during the First and Second World Wars was located near to the main works office. A square memorial faced with ashlared stone, raised on plain steps. The monument is topped with a moulded plinth and cornice beneath a blocking course and the west and east sides feature projecting shallow buttresses with moulded tops (Morriss 2008).
The memorial has now been moved elsewhere with the works site.

Sources :
Morriss, R. K. , 2008 , The Orb Works, Newport, Gwent: an architectural and archaeological analysis

Events :
E001349 : Building Recording Orb Steelworks, Newport (year : 2008)

Related PRNs : 09210g

Compiled date : 05-06-2009


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