Merthyr Tydfil War Memorial

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Reference WMO261513

Address:

Junction of High Street and Pontmolais Circus

49 Penydarren Road

Merthyr Tydfil

Mid Glamorgan

CF47 8UU

Wales

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Group sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Tall Portland stone niche with moulded arched capping, tapering sides and stepped plinth with flanking pedestals. Central bronze, figure of St Tydfil standing on what represents an altar of sacrifice and bearing (or measuring) the web of life. War trophy to swagged pedestal. To sides are standing figures of a miner and a female carrying a child
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MEWN AN GOF NI GHANT FOD/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ TO THE MEN/ AND WOMEN OF MERTHYR TYDFIL/ WHO DIED (...)/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ AND / 1939-1945

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