Celtic Cross - Coity, Bridgend, Wales, Great Britain.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 31.312 W 003° 33.137
30U E 461683 N 5708005
Quick Description: Celtic Cross war memorial - On cross are recorded the names of the men of the parish who fell in the Great War 1914-1918, and the Second World War 1939-1945.Located in front of St Mary's church hall, Coity, South Wales.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/16/2013 1:54:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMGCXM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 1

Long Description:
"THREE STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. WHOLE STANDS WITHIN A WALLED SEMICIRCULAR ENCLOSURE WITH RAILINGS TO THE FRONT." Text Source: (visit link)

Bearing the Inscription

"TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL AND LOVING/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)"

Sculptor MR MOSES HARDING

Unveiling Date: 11TH NOVEMBER 1923
CAPTAIN W H C LLEWELLYN
Type of cross: Celtic cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
Coity War Memorial. Dedicated on 11TH NOVEMBER 1923


Describe the location:
On the Side of road, outside the Coity church hall


Year of manufacture: 11/11/1923

Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
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