St Nicholas - Celtic Cross - Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 27.635 W 003° 18.631
30U E 478427 N 5701091
Quick Description: A large stone Celtic Cross serving as a combined war memorial. Standing on the village green outside the Church of St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/17/2013 12:09:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMG60A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
ST NICHOLAS PARISHIONERS - War Memorial.

This memorial commemorates the parisioners of St. Nicholas who died in the Great War 1914 - 1918. Also the names of those who died in other wars like peace operations are written on the memorial.

The names of those who died in the Second World War were also added to the memorial.

The memorial is a large stone Celtic cross. The memorial is inscribed:
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND THOSE WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)


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Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Parish of St Nicholasm, public subscription.

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
St Nicholas Parish Church
Village Green
St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan Wales

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Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: Not listed
Type of cross: Celtic cross

Material used: Stone (granite, sandstone, marble, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
Combined War Memorial, Cica 1919.


Describe the location:
Village Green in front of St Nicholas Church.


Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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