United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

KENFIG HILL AND PYLE

Our Ref: 6762

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Address

COMMERCIAL RD
KENFIG HILL
MID GLAMORGAN
Wales
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
Other Location Details:

CENTRE OF T-JUNCTION ON B4281

OS Map Ref:SS 837 829

Inscription

LIVE YE FOR BRITAIN AS / WE FOR BRITAIN DIED / IN MEMORY OF / THE HEROIC DEAD / OF / KENFIG HILL / AND / DISTRICT / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
COLUMNGRANITE - ABERDEEN   Good
FIGUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

BRONZE FIGURE OF WINGED VICTORY, ONE HANE RAISED AND HOLDING A WREATH, THE OTHER HOLDING A BATON. FIGURE STANDS ON STONE COLUMN OF FINE-GRAINED GREY GRANITE AND SQUARE BASE. STANDS ON SMALL CIRCULAR PLATFORM IN CENTRE OF ROAD, SURROUNDED BY CHAINS. BRONZE PANELS ON EACH OF FOUR SIDES OF BASE. PANELS INSCRIBED OF FALLEN OF WW1.. MOTTLED GRANITE MONUMENT IN THE FORM OF AN OPEN BOOK HAS BEEN DDED AT BASE, DISPLAYING NAMES OF FALLEN OF WW2.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died34
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
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:NOV 1925
RolePerformed By
UnveiledMAJ-GEN SIR THOMAS O MARDEN

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:#500
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

"AROUND KENFOG HILL AND PYLE" K E MORGAN, 1995.

Comments: 
Photographs:4
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:1