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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Arfon
Town
Bangor
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
D WYNNE THOMAS (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1 November 1923
    Attended by: His Royal Highness Prince of Wales KG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1 November 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Bangor
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17390
Current location

Bangor University
Deiniol Road
Bangor
Arfon
Gwynedd
LL57 1AA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 57915 72119
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A tudor-style two storey gateway consists of a rectangular upper room reached by stone staircase which has round wooden carved panels listing names of fallen by parish. A pair of double bronze doors with coats of arms and panelled ceiling.
Inscription
Above Door Arch: 1914/ IN MEMORY OF THE HEROIC/ SONS OF GWYNEDD & POWYS/ 1918/ On Foundation Stone: (Architect's Name) IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF NORTH WALES WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (exact wording unknown) Inside Arch, Upper Plaque: NORTH WALES HEROES MEMORIAL/ THIS BUILDING TOGETHER WITH THE ADJACENT SCIENCE/ LABORATORIES WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF NORTH WALES WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 Inside Arch, Lower Plaque : AGORWYD/ YR ADEILAD HON/ GAN/ EDWARD/ TYWYSOG CYMRU/ I TACHWEDD 1923 Above inside arch 1914 / ER COF AM DDEWRION / GWYNEDD A PHOWYS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8500
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8500
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
Grade II listed. late 2009: Restoration work completed. Plans for re-dedication ceremony in Summer 2010. Mar. 2009 restoration work began with aim of completing in June. 2006: Damaged foundations require an estimated £160,000 in repair work. Archway closed for 6 months although negotiations led to limited opening of the plaque room for Remembrance Day 2006. 2003: Local press reports cover complaints over use of memorial area for skateboarding.
Costs

Memorial: C £100,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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