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Y Felinheli

Town or City: Y Felinheli
County: Gwynedd
Country: Wales
WMT Reference Number: WM9688

Value of grant: £1760.00
Type of memorial: Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: WMT Grant Scheme
Year: 2016

UKNIWM reference number: 17380

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Y Felinheli clock tower before works © Y Felinheli Community Council 2015Y Felinheli war memorial stands outside Church House on Stryd Bangor. It is a freestanding clock tower commemorating the fallen of World War I and II. It is listed at Grade II.  

In 2016, a grant from War Memorials Trust Grants Scheme was offered £1,760 alongside an award from Cadw. This supported repair and conservation works to the tower including scaffolding, raking out joints and re-pointing. The clock face was repaired whilst the timber was also treated. To protect the metal elements of the memorial SmartWater was applied as part of the In Memoriam 2014 initiative.

The decision on the form of Y Felinheli's war memorial took 8 year following the end of the war to be made as the village was split between a clock tower and hall. Y Felinheli clock tower after works © Y Felinheli Community Council 2016A fundraising event for the clock took place in September 1925 and land was donated by the Vaynol Estate and the Directors of the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company.

Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM9688
UK National Inventory of War Memorials: 17380

War Memorials Online: 220829

Listing: 18335

If you have a concern about this memorial please contact the Trust on conservation@warmemorials.org

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