United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
  The Imperial War Museum

LLANDAFF AND LLANDAFF CATHEDRAL SCHOOL

Our Ref: 6688

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Address

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL
CATHEDRAL GREEN
LLANDAFF
SOUTH GLAMORGAN
Wales
 
Type: Sculptured/Cast Group
Denomination: Church in Wales
OS Map Ref: ST 150 770

Inscription

CENTRAL PLINTH: LLANDAFF REMEMBERS/ HER OWN SONS/ AND THOSE OF/ THE CATHEDRAL SCHOOL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ NON SIBI SED PATRIAE

OUTER PLINTHS: (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLINTH Stone       Good
FIGURES BRONZE       Good

Physical Description

TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY THREE PLINTHS, CENTRAL ONE HIGHER THAN THE OTHER. FIGURES STAND ATOP THE PLINTH. INSCRIPTION CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CENTRAL PLINTH AND ON THE SIDES OF THE OUTER PLINTH.

CENTRE PLINTH HAS A ROBED FIGURE WITH ONE ARM RAISED IN BLESSING AND THE OTHER WITH A SHIELD ON IT. FLANKED BY ARMED SCHOOLBOY AND ARMED WORKMAN REPRESENTING TWO SOLDIERS IN TRAINING

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

War First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served & Returned 0
Died 105
Is this an exact count? Not known
How are the names ordered? additional > surname > decorations
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, additional, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial? No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read? No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date: 18 OCT 1924
RolePerformed By
Unveiled EARL OF PLYMOUTH
Date: 18 OCT 1924
RolePerformed By
Dedicated Bishop of Llandaff

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: None
Did this include a trust or scholarship? No
Did this include a roll of honour? NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site: Not known
Cost of Memorial: Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHN Artist

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:  
Photographs: 2
Other Documents: None
Form / Letter: O
Negatives: No
Drawings / Plans: No
Minutes: No
Press Cuttings: 1
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS N/A   1924